Monument record MCC7815 - Colchester - St Botolphs (South Gate) - site of

Summary

St Btolphs (South Gate) Medieval gate.

Location

Grid reference TL 9988 2501 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

St Btolphs (South Gate) Medieval gate. Two possible sites for the Roman South Gate. 1: opposite Roman Rye Gate (TL 99832502 - see 12238), but no trace found. 2: two patches of road metal seen on the W side of Queen Street just outside the medieval gate (TL 99882502). <1> <2> Hull discusses the possible siting of South Gate (see 12238) concluding that "it may yet prove to have lain at St Botolphs". <3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: Priddy, DA. unknown. SMR.
  • <2> RECORD SHEET/FORM: Ordnance Survey. unknown. OS cards. TL92NE4.11.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: Hull, MR. 1958. Roman Colchester. pp.58-59.

Finds (1)

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Record last edited

Jul 6 2017 9:48AM

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