Element record MCC880 - Roman tessellated pavement, West Stockwell Street, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, West Stockwell Street, recorded in 1771.


Grid reference TL 99566 25352 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A few years before 1771, a tessellated pavement was spotted 'under or near the house next below' the house opposite St Martin's Church, West Stockwell Street.<1><2><3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Griffiths, Rev Dr. 1773. Account of a Roman Pavement, with wheat underneath it, found at Colchester. Arch ii,. Arch ii, pp.287-290.
  • <2> Monograph: Morant, Philip. 1768. The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex. Volume I. p.183.
  • <3> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 11, No 23, p.103.

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Record last edited

Nov 30 2016 1:43PM

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