Monument record MCC2708 - Bastion 4, Town Wall, Colchester

Summary

Medieval bastion, Priory Street

Location

Grid reference TM 0005 2505 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bastion built c.1400.

Excavation on the site of Bastion 4 of the town wall followed the demolition of some small cottages in 1934. The investigations revealed the foundations of the Bastion.<1>

Still standing in 1748 according to Morant's Map.<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. 50-51.
  • <2> Cartographic materials: Morant, Philip. 1763-1768. The Iconography of Colchester.

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Record last edited

Sep 4 2018 1:40PM

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