Monument record MCC7646 - Near County Hospital


Roman pottery kilns found near the hospital.


Grid reference TL 989 249 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Roman pottery kilns found near the hospital. One was discovered in 1819 during the building of the hospital - its excat site is unknown. The second was found in Dr Macleans garden opposite the hospital. A further possible kiln existed to the east (at c.TL 990249) where quantities of pottery were found in 1938. Wheeler and Laver Schedule Nos. 185, 196. <1> Other refs. <2> <3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Hull, MR. 1958. Roman Colchester. p248.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: Hull, MR. 1963. The Roman Potters Kilns of Colchester. p1,2.

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Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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