Monument record MCC8181 - Gryme's Dyke South, Colchester


Section across Gryme's Dyke South by C.F.C. Hawkes (Section no. XIII).


Grid reference TL 956 221 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Section across Grymes Dyke South by C.F.C. Hawkes (Section no. XIII).

A watching brief on the Anglian Water pipeline found possible prehistoric site at Copford, sectioned Gryme's Dyke, Roman road deposits. A section was cut at TL 9579 2231, revealing a poorly defined section of the ditch but no base of bank. Ditch approx 5m wide.<4>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: unknown. unknown. Catalogue of Excavations and Observations. no.44.
  • <3> EXCAV REPORT: Crummy, P and Hawkes, CFC. unknown. Colchester Archaeol Rep. No 11, forthcoming.
  • < 4> DESC TEXT: Crossan, C. unknown. Stanway to Messing Water Main.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 8 2016 2:32PM

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