Element record MCC2829 - Post-Roman robber trench, East Stockwell Street, Colchester


A wide robber trench (for a Roman wall foundation) extending E to W and filled by Roman building material, recording during a watching brief in 2003.


Grid reference TL 99658 25291 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

In Trench 1, a wide robber trench was recorded extending east to west, and containing Roman building material.<1> This feature is likely to be a robbed-out wall of the Roman building recorded in 1989.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Watching Brief Report: Orr, Kate (CAT). 2004. An archaeological watching brief on a gas pipe-line trench along East Stockwell Street, Colchester, Essex. CAT Report 253, p.5.
  • <2> Article in serial: Benfield, Stephen and Garrod, Simon. 1992. Two recently-discovered Roman buildings in Colchester. Essex Archaeology and History Vol. 23, 25-38. pp.25-33.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 20 2016 8:22AM

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