Monument record MCC78 - Roman street, between Insula 20 and 12, Colchester


Roman east to west street between Insula 20 and Insula 12.


Grid reference TL 99667 25300 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
1848 Parish ST MARTIN


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

An east-west running street between Insula 20 and Insula 12. The street had been re-surfaced at leat nine times leading to a build up of four feet. The earliest road had a well-cobbled and cambered surface. Throughout most of the streets life, an earth-cut drainage gully ran along the northern edge of the street. The gully was silted up and had a small masonry wall built over it (MCC77). Beneath the street was an earlier deposit of layers of laid turf (MCC79). To the south was a large building (MCC80).<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Article in serial: Dunnett, B.R.K.. 1971. Excavations in Colchester, 1964-8. Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society Vol. 3, Part 1. pp.38-39.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 8 2016 2:58PM

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