Element Group record MCC9296 - Inhumation burials in Priory Street, Colchester


Hull (1958) records inhumation burials in Priory Street, opposite St Botolph's Priory Church, Colchester.


Grid reference TL 9995 2501 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Hull (1958) records that inhumations have been found in Priory Street opposite St Botolph's Priory, but their date is uncertain (the date of their discovery is also not recorded). Other burials found to the east of the Priory, in the same area, are perhaps connected with it: MCC1396-MCC1404, MCC2067, MCC2068, MCC3069 and MCC3071.<1><2><3><4>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M.R.. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.258 & p.295, no. 137 & Plate XLII.
  • <2> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1987. Vol. 18 (Third Series) Essex Archaeology and History. Vol.18. p.106.
  • <3> Evaluation Report: Wightman, Adam (CAT). 2014. An archaeological evaluation by trial-trenching at 2-3 Priory Street, Colchester, Essex November 2014. CAT Report 800.
  • <4> Watching Brief Report: Brooks, H (CAT). 2000. A watching brief at the former St Botolph’s Parish Hall, 1 Priory Street, Colchester, Essex. CAT Report 96.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 3 2016 10:26AM

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