Element record MCC952 - Roman wall, Woolworths, High Street, Colchester

Summary

Roman wall, Woolworths, High Street, recorded in 1928.

Location

Grid reference TL 99709 25164 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

In 1928 foundations were cut for a warehouse for Messrs Woolworth on ground immediately east of 'The Red Lion' on Culver Street. The trench for the north wall 48ft from Culver Street exposed part of a wall running E-W consisting of 4-5 courses of Septaria set in yellowish mortar.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 28, No 95, p.196.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 10 2016 4:13PM

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