Monument record MCC8530 - Colchester - High Street, 65
|Grid reference||TL 9988 2519 (point) (FCE)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (4)
Redevelopment; practically all the site was destroyed because of cellars. The southern half of the plot contained a complicated brick cellar containing sveral vaulted passages. Importants discoveries noted in a metre wide strip of surviving stratigraphy between the northern cellar and the High Street frontage consisted of a N-S Roman drain and 2 human skeletons. The latter were discovered and removed by workmen. In addition there were two wells (one possibly a soakaway) and a fragment of foundation of Roman date. <1>
- --- SEX65099 DESC TEXT: Brooks, H. 2005. A desk-based assessment of the archaeological remains around the Central Clinic, East Lodge Court, High Street, Colchester. June 2005.
- <1> SEX36612 DESC TEXT: Crummy, P. 1992. Colchester Archaeological Report 6. Excavations at Culver Street, Gilberd School and other sites in Colchester. Pg 820.
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Record last edited
Nov 3 2015 11:41AM