Element record MCC958 - Roman well, 17 High Street, Colchester


Roman well, 17 High Street, recorded in 1958 (at the latest).


Grid reference TL 99524 25165 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

At the back of No 17 High Street, close to the back door at the end of the passage from Culver Street, and under the wall of the adjacent No 18 is a well about 60-70ft deep. The exact position is under an arch in the wall, close to the ground. It is about 6ft in diameter, made of Roman materials and stuccoed from top to bottom.<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 29, No 179, p.197.

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Record last edited

Oct 10 2016 4:07PM

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