Monument record MCC7688 - Roman graves, Abbey Field, Colchester

Summary

Hull records (1958) that Roman cremations have been found opposite the Military Hospital on the south side of Abbey Field (Circular Road South), possibly outliers of the Abbey Field Cemetery.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 994 239 (122m by 122m) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Hull records (1958) that Roman cremations have been found opposite the Military Hospital on the south side of Abbey Field (Circular Road South), possibly outliers of the Abbey Field Cemetery. Wheeler and Laver Schedule No 133.<1><2>

NB. This is the same site as MCC1475

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.255, No. 133.

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Record last edited

Jul 6 2017 9:55AM

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