Monument record MCC4899 - Tumuli in fields adjacent to Lexden Park, Colchester


Finds of Roman Tumuli and other relics in Lexden Park area, reported at the beginning of the 20th century.


Grid reference TL 9726 2490 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Reports of several tumuli found in fields adjacent to Lexden Park at the beginning of the 20th century prior prior to the inclusion of these fields into the parkland. A number of Roman pots and other relics found by the Morant Club in examining these Tumuli prior to their levelling.<1><2>

Levelled at the beginning of the 20th century.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: Savory, L. unknown. No Title.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Laver, H and Reader, FW. unknown. Trans essex Archaeol. Soc. / Vol. XII.

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Record last edited

Jan 31 2017 9:50AM

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