Find Spot record MCC727 - Anglo-Saxon finds from Lion Walk, Colchester


Anglo-Saxon finds from excavations at Lion Walk between 1971-4.


Grid reference Centred TL 9967 2508 (26m by 45m)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Finds from Anglo-Saxon Hut1, Lion Walk: a fragment of double-sided bone comb, a fragment of an annular loom weight, a spindle whorl, and 20 sherds of mostly grass-tempered pottery.
Finds from Anglo-Saxon Hut2 , Lion Walk: The pottery contained a low proportion of grass-tempered sherds and consisted in the main of black, well burnished, often rather fine wares.
Also Anglo-Saxon sherds from features RF11 & RF11 (Site R). Finds from Lion Walk Site include sherds of Thetford Ware.<1>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1981. CAR 1: Aspects of Anglo-Saxon and Norman Colchester. 1. pp.4 & 33.
  • <2> Serial: Crummy, Philip. 1981. CAR 3: Excavations at Lion Walk, Balkerne Lane and Middleborough, Colchester, Essex. 3. pp.73-74.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 9:10AM

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