Element record MCC982 - Roman tessellated pavement, near East Hill House, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, near East Hill House, recorded in 1924.


Grid reference TM 00026 25176 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

In January 1924 a red tessellated pavement was found east of the arbour on the terrace of East Hill House, at a depth of 6ft 6" from the surface extending for 7ft to the east and 'underlain by a floor foundation of an earlier building'.<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 31, No 158, pp.206-207.
  • <2> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1923. Vol. 17 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. XVII (New Series). p.19.

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Record last edited

Oct 10 2016 3:43PM

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