Element record MCC617 - Roman timber-lined drain, Balkerne Hill, Colchester

Summary

Roman timber-lined drain was discovered during excavations at Balkerne Hill between 1973-6.

Location

Grid reference TL 9916 2517 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
1848 Parish ST PETER
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

During excavations at Balkerne Lane in 1973-6 (ECC332), a timber-lined drain was found lining the north side of the main Colchester to London road (MCC475) and to the south of a building (MCC615). The drain appeared to have been continued westwards (see MCC634) along the south side of an adjacent building (MCC614). The drain was backfilled in the early 4th century.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Serial: Crummy, Philip. 1981. CAR 3: Excavations at Lion Walk, Balkerne Lane and Middleborough, Colchester, Essex. 3. p.138.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 17 2016 9:00AM

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