Monument record MCC8524 - Roman road metalling, Balkerne Passage, Colchester

Summary

Four layers of compact stoney road metalling observed in 1975 in the north face of a 2m deep trench situated on the line of the S. carriageway of the Balkerne Gate.

Location

Grid reference TL 9923 2518 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Four layers of compact stoney road metalling observed in the N face of a 2m deep trench situated on the line of the S carriageway of the Balkerne Gate. This extended from a depth of 1.16-1.55m below the surface of the road, south of `The Hole in the Wall' PH.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1992. CAR 6: Excavations at Culver Street, the Gilberd School, and other sites in Colchester 1971-85. 6. p.813.

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Record last edited

Oct 14 2016 11:41AM

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