Element record MCC837 - Roman tessellated pavement, Balkerne Gardens, Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement, Balkerne Gardens, recorded by William Wire in the 19th century.

Location

Grid reference TL 99252 25222 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

A red pavement measuring about 90ft by 65ft (not to scale) is recorded in William Wire's copy of Morant, immediately inside the town wall just north of Balkerne Gate. The site is under the two western houses of Balkerne Gardens.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Monograph: Morant, Philip. 1748. History of Colchester (Wire's copy).
  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 17, No 153, p.146.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 12:16PM

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