Element record MCC888 - Roman tessellated pavement, 17 East Stockwell Street, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, 17 East Stockwell Street, recorded in 1923.


Grid reference TL 99670 25429 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

Note in P. G. Laver's diary, a small area of tessellated pavement 2ft square exposed on 29th January 1923 in the garden of No 17, 70ft from the east face of the house. The tesserae were red, less than 1in square, and laid NE-SW.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DIARY: Laver, P. G.. 1916-1940. P.G. Laver's Diary. 29/1/1923.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 12, No 27, p.105.

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Nov 30 2016 1:53PM

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