Monument record MCC8447 - Roman lead coffin, rear of Salvation Army Barracks, Colchester
|Grid reference||TL 9950 2484 (point) (FCE)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (3)
Lead coffin found at the back of the Salvation Army barracks in 1887 with other inhumation and cremation burials.<1>
Hull noted this coffin in his description of the West Cemetery of Roman Colchester but the location as plotted by Hull is somewhat E of the main cemetery (east of Chappel Street), within the area defined as the Abbeyfield Cemetery.
- <1> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.254, p.294, No. 102.
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Record last edited
Dec 6 2016 9:54AM