Element record MCC842 - Roman tessellated pavement, Sixth Form College, North Hill, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, Sixth Form College, recorded in 1845.


Grid reference TL 99260 25449 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Wire's diary records, 'Portion of a Roman tessellated pavement has been discovered in a field behind the brewery at the bottom of North Hill, under it was a quantity of charcoal'.<1><2><3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 22/5/1845.
  • <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 9, p.76.
  • <3> Article in serial: Wheeler, R. E. M. and Laver, P. G.. 1919. Roman Colchester. J.R.S. Volume IX page 139.

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 12:21PM

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