Element record MCC2955 - Roman cremation burial
|Grid reference||TL 98543 24751 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (1)
Two definite and two probable Roman urned cremation burials were disturbed during the groundworks at Merly House in 2004 (the others are ELM1411-1413).
A disturbed cremation burial was found in one of the trenches dividing the kitchen extension and the swimming pool enclosure. A collection of Roman pottery sherds were recovered, including amphora and flagon sherds. Cremated bone was also recovered, although no grave cut could be seen. <1>
- <1> SCC780 Watching Brief Report: Orr, Kate (CAT). 2005. An archaeological watching brief at Merly House, 21 West Lodge Road, Colchester, Essex, March-June 2004. CAT Report 293, pg 2-5.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Aug 29 2008 12:05PM