Element record MCC846 - Roman tessellated pavement, Bishop's Blaise, 35 West Stockwell Street, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, Bishop's Blaise, recorded in 1843.


Grid reference TL 99536 25507 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Red pavement recorded in the yard of a public house known as the 'Bishop Blaise', the debate over the location of this pub is recorded in Hull's Roman Colchester.<1> Wire's diary is the earliest reference given but this is just a geographic note.<2> It is not clear who made the original observation. Hull's location has been used for plotting on the GIS.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M.R.. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 3, No 24, p.80.
  • <2> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 10/9/1843.

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 12:30PM

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