Monument record MCC7040 - Gosbecks Dyke

Summary

Section of dyke which was part of the dyke system built in the reign of Cunobelin as the third line of defence around the Gosbecks site to the south.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 963 219 (300m by 400m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL92SE
Civil Parish STANWAY, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Section of dyke which was part of the dyke system built in the reign of Cunobelin as the third line of defence around the Gosbecks site to the south. Number 3e on plan in Colchester Museums `Roman Colchester'. <1> - <3>

Site Assessment = The dyke runs through cultivated land. <1>

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- DESC TEXT: Colchester Museum. 1997. The Colchester Iron Age Dyke System - An Integrated Management Plan.
  • --- DESC TEXT: Colchester Museum. 1997. The Colchester Iron Age Dyke System - A Programme of Works.
  • --- DESC TEXT: Colchester Museum. 1997. The Colchester Iron Age Dyke System - Task Plans.
  • <1> DESC TEXT: AMRF. unknown. Ancient Monument Record Form, Essex 10f. copy in SMR.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: unknown. unknown. The Dykes.
  • <3> Map: unknown. unknown. The dykes.
  • <4> Map: Ingle, CJ, Strachan, D, Tyler, S and Saunders, H. 1993-2012. NMP Cropmark Plot - 1:10,000.

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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