Element record MCC843 - Roman mosaic, North Hill, Colchester


Mosaic in sawpit, North Hill, recorded by William Wire in the 19th century.


Grid reference TL 99278 25451 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Three fragments of mosaic from a geometric pattern in black, red, yellow and white recorded, with a note that they were found in a field behind the brewery when digging for a saw pit.<1><2><3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 1, No 10, p.76.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wire, William. Wire's Album. p.9.
  • <3> Serial: British Archaeological Association. 1846. Vol. 1 (Old Series) Journal of the British Archaeological Association. Vol. 1. JBBA Vol 1, p.54.

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 12:22PM

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