Element Group record MCC9339 - Roman features in the entrance to B Sports Ground, Abbey Field, Colchester

Summary

Two Roman features, one pit and the other a pit or possible grave cut, were observed in the side of a drainage trench.

Location

Grid reference TL 994 243 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE
County ESSEX
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

An archaeological strip, map and sample was carried out at B Sports Ground Entrance Drive, Abbey Field, Circular Road North, Colchester during a drain replacement. Two Roman features (a pit and pit/grave-cut) were identified in the side/cut of the drainage trench. Post-medieval pit or linear feature F2 cut
Roman pit F3. A relatively straight-sided featured, F5, is either a Roman pit or may possibly represent the remains of a Roman grave-cut. It measured 0.5m wide by 0.4m deep.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> EXCAV REPORT: Pooley, Laura. 2016. Archaeological strip, map and sample, B Ground Entrance Drive, Abbey Field, Circular Road North, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7SU. CAT Report 971.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 21 2016 12:27PM

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