Monument record MCC8079 - Junction of Berechurch Dyke and Barnhall Dyke, Colchester Cemetery, Colchester


Investigations to locate the junction of Berechurch Dyke and Barnhall Dyke, by A.F. Hall in 1946.


Grid reference Centred TM 000 231 (52m by 99m) (FCE)
Map sheet TM02SW
County ESSEX


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The investigations by A.F. Hall, comprising augering and test pits, indicated the butt ends of the two dykes, 'and we only know that the gap between the butt ends must be less than 85 ft [26m].'<1><2>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Serial: Hawkes, Christopher, F. C. & Crummy, Philip. 1995. CAR 11: Camulodunum II. 11. pp.24-26, p.137 No. 71..
  • <2> Article in serial: Hall, AF. 1960. The Monkwick - Barnhall Rampart. Colchester Archaeological Group Bulletin Vol. 3, part 3, pp.6-8. pp.6-8.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <4> DESC TEXT: unknown. unknown. Catalogue of Excavations and Observations. no. 68.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 22 2016 1:38PM

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