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


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


Grid reference TL 994 243 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE
County ESSEX


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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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 21 2016 12:27PM

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