Monument record MCC541 - Roman ditch, Balkerne Hill, Colchester

Summary

Roman boundary ditch discovered at the Balkerne Lane excavations in 1973-6.

Location

Grid reference TL 99193 25093 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
1848 Parish ST PETER
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

During excavations at Balkerne Lane in 1973-6 (ECC332) a 1.9m deep ditch running roughly east-west was discovered to the west of MCC517. This continued south as a smaller ditch (MCC540). The ditch appears to have been the southern boundary ditch of one or more plots associated with a building (s) (MCC493) with frontages onto the main street (MCC475).<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Serial: Crummy, Philip. 1981. CAR 3: Excavations at Lion Walk, Balkerne Lane and Middleborough, Colchester, Essex. 3. p.108.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 14 2016 9:23AM

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