Element record MCC867 - Roman tessellated pavement, 44 North Hill, Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement, garden of 44 North Hill, recorded in 1923.

Location

Grid reference TL 99367 25410 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

A tessellated pavement was uncovered by Mr Mason behind 44 North Hill in October 1923. It lay 5ft from the south wall of the property and 37ft from the back door of the house at a depth of 2ft 6in. The material was large red tesserae with a few yellowish ones, painted plaster was also found.<1>
In April 1936 Mr Rudsdale notes a red tessellated pavement only 15in below the surface in the garden of 44 North Hill.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 9, No 6, p.98.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 9, No 134, p.97.

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Nov 30 2016 1:19PM

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