Monument record MCC7644 - Roman tomb, Beverley Road, Colchester


"Roman tomb found" in 1865. This is the same as MCC2298.


Grid reference TL 9863 2487 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

"Roman tomb found" in 1865.<1> <2> Other refs given in <1>. <3><4>

Course of Roman road (MCC1928) investigated between 1996-98 (ECC3895), which found most metalling destroyed but evidence for possible extraction pits either side of road.<5><6><7><8>

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> RECORD SHEET/FORM: Ordnance Survey. unknown. OS cards. TL92NE2.35.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: Hull, MR. 1958. Roman Colchester. p.292.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1939. 1:2500.
  • < 5> DESC TEXT: Fawn, AJ. unknown. Beverley Road, Roman road..
  • < 6> DESC TEXT: Essex Archaeology and History. 1998. Archaeology in Essex 1997.
  • < 7> DESC TEXT: Fawn, AJ. unknown. Colchester, Beverley Road, Lexden.
  • <8> Excavation archive: Mallinson, John, Benfield, Stephen, Hardy, Denise & Matthews, Michael J.. 2012. Report on the 1928 and 1996 Longinus excavations.

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Record last edited

Nov 15 2016 11:07AM

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