Element record MCC906 - Roman wall, 113 High Street, Colchester


Roman wall, 113 High Street, recorded in 1923.


Grid reference TL 99750 25231 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

When the old premises of Messrs Paul's (east corner of George Street) were taken down a cellar was made and three walls running parallel to High Street were uncovered. Sketch plan in Laver Diary.<1><2> A handwritten note in the paper SMR records pottery form types and section drawings of material from 113 High Street (Paul's) accessioned COLEM 1924.4668-9 & 4652.<3><4>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> DIARY: Laver, P. G.. 1916-1940. P.G. Laver's Diary. 30/12/1923.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 21, No175, p160.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Unknown. 1923. SMR file: 113 High Street. COLEM 1924, 4667, 4669, 4652.
  • <4> LIST: Colchester Museums. 1923-1926. Colchester Museum Accession Register 1923-1926.

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Record last edited

Oct 27 2016 11:17AM

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