Monument record MCC8048 - Heath Farm Dyke Middle and Kidman's Dyke Middle, Colchester


The ditches of both dykes were observed in the trench cut for a pipe in 1974.


Grid reference TL 9635 2318 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ditches cut by pipe-line.<1><2><4>
1. Heath Farm Dyke. Remains of the bank defined, c.0.5m high and about 7m wide. The ditch was 2.4m deep x 7.8m wide and appeared to be V-shaped.
2. Kidmans Dyke. Bank revealed about 0.1m high in section sealed by considerable depth of modern dump.<2>


Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> EXCAV REPORT: Crummy, P. unknown. CAR 6. 3-74c.
  • <3> AP: unknown. unknown. Gosbecks Roman Temple.
  • <4> Serial: Hawkes, Christopher, F. C. & Crummy, Philip. 1995. CAR 11: Camulodunum II. 11. p.121, No.31.

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Record last edited

Nov 4 2016 3:31PM

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