Monument record MCC7995 - Colchester - North Hill, Bowler's Brewery

Summary

Entry in Wire's diary, 27.9.1844 - "Mr Baker ....

Location

Grid reference TL 9931 2545 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Entry in Wire's diary, 27.9.1844 - "Mr Baker ... informs me that a tessellated pavement composed of different coloured cubes has recently been discovered at the rear of his premises". NGR above as per location on map in Hull (source 1). <1> <2> hull's entries 11 and 10 (12435 and 12434) "clearly refer to the same pavement as shown by Cutts who was unaware of nay other, and all probably refer to No 8 (12433) which is probably the position of it according to H Laver. Cutts position cannot be relied upon. No 9 (12434) may be another pavement altogether". Locations of Hull's nos. 8-11 (12433-12435) are as positioned by Wheeler and Laver. <1> RCHM notes tessellated pavements found - possibly the same one as 12433 or 12434. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: Hull, MR. 1958. Roman Colchester. p76.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Wire, W. 1844. Wire Diary. 27 Sept.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: RCHME. 1922. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex - Volume 3. Vol 3, p23.

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Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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