Element record MCC838 - Roman tessellated pavement, Balkerne Gardens, Colchester

Summary

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

Location

Grid reference TL 99388 25266 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Tessellated pavement about 44ft square lying about 40ft west of 60 North Hill under, opposite St Peter's Churchyard. Marked on Wire's copy of Morant's History of Colchester.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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 154, p.146.
  • <2> Monograph: Morant, Philip. 1748. History of Colchester (Wire's copy).

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 12:18PM

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