Element Group record MCC2947 - Roman settlement evidence


Roman settlement evidence from the northern area of the B1b site.


Grid reference Centred TL 99736 24685 (39m by 16m)
Map sheet TL92SE
County ESSEX


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Roman quarry-pit or large pit found in the Trench 12 of the evaluation, along with other Roman pits in Trenches 10, 12 and 13 (in the north of the site). A large amount of Roman pottery sherds were recovered from the quarry pit. This evidence indicates the settlement area in the Roman period in the vicinity. This domestic area is associated with the public entertainment building (Roman Circus MON1055) in the south-west and the cemeteries in the south-eastern corner of the site. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Evaluation Report: Brooks, H., Holloway, B. and Masefield, R.. 2008. Stage 1b archaeological evaluation, Alienated Land Area B1b, Colchester Garrison, Colchester, Essex, July-September 2007. CAT Report 438, pg 52.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Oct 22 2009 2:30PM

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