Monument record MCC76 - Roman building, in Insula 20, corner of East Stockwell Street and High Street, Colchester


Roman circular building between 6 and 9 meters in diameter at corner of East Stockwell Street and High Street, recorded in 1845.


Grid reference TL 99674 25235 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
1848 Parish ST NICHOLAS


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Full Description

Substantial circular building between 20 and 30 feet (6 - 9m) in diameter recorded during digging to enlarge cellar. The cellar was left at its original depth because of difficulty in breaking the structure up.<1>
Thought to form part of a substantial Roman building covering the eastern half of Insula 20 (see MCC80.).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. p.126.

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Record last edited

Oct 20 2016 10:27AM

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