Element record MCC897 - Roman wall, High Street (Outside site of Cups Hotel), Colchester


Roman wall, High Street (Outside site of Cups Hotel), recorded in 1930.


Grid reference TL 99531 25202 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A foundation of septaria in white mortar was found in High Street in April 1930 at a depth of 18 in and 24 ft from the front of the Cups Hotel. It coincides exactly with the conjectured line of the north side of the Roman Street.<1><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 19, No 196.
  • <2> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1933. Colchester Museum Reports 1925-1933. 1925-1933. CC146, 1931, p.7.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 30 2016 2:56PM

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