Element record MCC844 - Roman tessellated pavement, 43-44 North Hill, Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement, 43-44 North Hill, recorded by William Wire in 1844.

Location

Grid reference TL 99305 25446 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Wire, diary 27/9/1844, 'Mr Bowler…informs me that a tessellated pavement composed of different coloured cubes has recently been discovered at the rear of his premises'.<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 11, p.76.
  • <2> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 27/9/1844.
  • <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 12:23PM

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