Monument record MCC2706 - Bastion 2, Town Wall, Colchester

Summary

Medieval bastion, Priory Street

Location

Grid reference TM 0018 2510 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bastion built c.1400.

Hull records an excavation by P. G. Laver on Bastion 2 of the town walls but there is no other record of this event.<1>

Watercolour showing crenalated bastion on south-east circuit of the Town wall in Priory Street (next to Mulberry Trees Nursery).<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. 50.
  • <2> Graphic material: Unknown. The Roman Walls of Colchester, East Bastion.

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Record last edited

Sep 4 2018 1:39PM

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