Element record MCC938 - Roman tessellated pavement, Culver Street, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, Culver Street, recorded in 1909.


Grid reference TL 99585 25141 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A tessellated pavement was found at a depth of 6ft at the back entrance to No 1 Trinity Street when excavating for a drain. No coloured tesserae were found, and the remains could not be traced because of surrounding buildings.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 27, No 75, p.195.
  • <2> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1909. Vol. 10 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. X (New Series). p.88.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 30 2016 3:11PM

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