Monument record MCC802 - Roman footway, north of Insula 37, Colchester

Summary

Roman footway, north of Insula 37, recorded at Lion Walk (Site R) in 1971-4 and 7-15 Long Wyre Street in 1979.

Location

Grid reference TL 99741 25121 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Roman footway, north of Insula 37. Roman walled footway adjacent to street grid. A stretch of foundation was found north of Roman building 51 at Lion Walk Site R, relating to the footway wall.<1>

The footway was also encountered at Long Wyre Street during excavation at No's 7-15 in 1979. The lightly gravelled footway was separated from the street by a shallow drain or ditch (F362).<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Serial: Crummy, Philip. 1981. CAR 3: Excavations at Lion Walk, Balkerne Lane and Middleborough, Colchester, Essex. 3. p.69.
  • <2> Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1992. CAR 6: Excavations at Culver Street, the Gilberd School, and other sites in Colchester 1971-85. 6. p.359.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 10:05AM

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