Element record MCC963 - Roman tessellated pavement, 48 High Street, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, 48 High Street, recorded in 1842.


Grid reference TL 99710 25200 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Tessellated pavement found before 30th May 1842 on the premises of Mr Salmon, linen draper, of no 50 High Street (now no 48) and described as leading from there to the George Inn.<1><2><3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 30/5/1842.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M.R.. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 29, No 65, p.203.
  • <3> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1873. Vol. 5 (Old Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. V. p.154.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 10 2016 3:56PM

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