Monument record MCC7649 - Near Beverley Road

Summary

A Roman walled cemetery dated c.AD100 found during excavations between 1934 and 1940 by AF Hall in the garden of Gurney Benham House.

Location

Grid reference TL 9869 2483 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

A Roman walled cemetery dated c.AD100 found during excavations between 1934 and 1940 by AF Hall in the garden of Gurney Benham House. There are both cremationa nd inhumation burials. <1> In the middle of the south side the emplacement for a heavy monument. Other refs. <2> <3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> RECORD SHEET/FORM: Ordnance Survey. unknown. OS cards. TL92NE2.37, 1976.
  • <2> EXCAV REPORT: Hall, AF. 1944. Archaeol J. Vol 101, p68-90.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: Hull, MR. 1958. Roman Colchester. p254, no 195.

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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