Monument record MCC687 - Roman building (CAT Building 17), Site B Lion Walk, Colchester


Roman building at Lion Walk (CAT Building 17), recorded during the major excavations, 1971-4.


Grid reference TL 99709 25100 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Building 17, Site B, Lion Walk. Floors made of well-mixed Boudican debris laid to form floors 0.1 to 0.2m thick. The plan of the building was obscure. Traces of what appeared to have been ground-plates were found on the east sides of BF152 and BF153 and elsewhere there were posts and post-pits. Also some gravel-packed post-bases formed a rough north-south line parallel with the street. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Serial: Crummy, Philip. 1981. CAR 3: Excavations at Lion Walk, Balkerne Lane and Middleborough, Colchester, Essex. 3. p52.

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Oct 14 2016 2:01PM

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