Element record MCC889 - Roman tessellated pavement, Castle Park, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, Castle Park, recorded in 1853.


Grid reference TL 99934 25462 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

The OS 1:500 map marks 'Roman pavement and coins found, 1852 and 1853' under the site of the former shed where the Park Cafe now stands.<1><2><3>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1876. 1876 OS 1:500 Maps of Colchester. 1:500.
  • <1> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. c.1805. 1805 1 inch OS Maps of Colchester.
  • <2> Article in serial: Wheeler, R. E. M. and Laver, P. G.. 1919. Roman Colchester. J.R.S. Volume IX page 139.
  • <3> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 15, No38, pp.106-107.

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Nov 30 2016 1:53PM

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