Element record MCC622 - Roman ditch, Balkerne Lane, Colchester

Summary

Roman roadside? ditch discovered during excavations at Balkerne Lane between 1973-6.

Location

Grid reference TL 9918 2503 (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 between 1973-6 (ECC332), a narrow Roman ditch was located, the position and alignment of which were consistent with the south side of an east-west road (MCC616) and which may have represented a continuation of its course.<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 15 2016 12:17PM

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