Element record MCC840 - Roman tessellated pavement, 45 North Hill, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, 45 North Hill, recorded in 1849.


Grid reference TL 99373 25397 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

Wire notes, ' Mr. Man, bricklayer informs me that he has discovered a red tessellated pavement of large size, but much broken, at the back of Mr. Stirling Maclean's, North Hill'.<1> The identification of this house as 45 North Hill is taken from Wheeler and Laver; the approximate position is also given on the plan in Wire's 'County Illustrations'.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 18/3/1845.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M.R.. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 1, No 7 p.76.

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Jan 23 2017 12:20PM

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