Element record MCC911 - Roman tessellated pavement, Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement, Mercury Theatre, recorded in 1781.

Location

Grid reference TL 99282 25154 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

A tessellated pavement was found under the east wall of the south-east bay window of the modern rectory (now the Mercury Theatre) when it was built in 1781, together with foundations.<1><2><3>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Monograph: Cutts, Reverend Edward L.. 1889. Historic Towns, Colchester. map inside book. see map.
  • <2> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1876. 1876 OS 1:500 Maps of Colchester. 1:500. xxvii, p.128.
  • <2> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. c.1805. 1805 1 inch OS Maps of Colchester. xxvii, p.128.
  • <3> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 25, No 92, p.192.

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Record last edited

Oct 27 2016 10:53AM

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