Element record MCC991 - Roman tessellated pavement, garden of St Mary's Cottage, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, garden of St Mary's Cottage, recorded in 1871.


Grid reference TL 99281 25024 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

A tessellated pavement was found about 1871 in the garden of St Mary's Cottage. It was taken up and re-laid in the veranda of house. The site is marked on the 1876 1:500 map and Cutt's Plan.<1><2><3>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1876. 1876 OS 1:500 Maps of Colchester. 1:500.
  • <1> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. c.1805. 1805 1 inch OS Maps of Colchester.
  • <2> Monograph: Cutts, Reverend Edward L.. 1889. Historic Towns, Colchester. map inside book.
  • <3> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 33, No 88, p.207.

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Record last edited

Feb 10 2017 2:29PM

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