Element record MCC836 - Roman foundations, St Peter's Vicarage Garden, North Hill, Colchester


Roman foundations, St Peter's Vicarage Garden, North Hill, recorded in 1843.


Grid reference TL 99328 25306 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Foundations, floor, painted plaster, recorded at a depth of 3 to 4ft, found in the garden of St Peter's Vicarage.<1> In 1845 the Reverend Carr sent Wire some fragments of 'Roman house wall painted' found in the garden to the rear of the Vicarage. 'No part of it can be dug to the depth of three or four feet but some Roman remains are found principally foundations and concrete floors. Some fragments of embossed or plain Samian ware have been found there'.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M.R.. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.146.
  • <2> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 24/3/1845.

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 12:15PM

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