Monument record MCC1577 - Roman footway alongside a late Roman house in Insula 11, Telephone Exchange Site, West Stockwell Street, Colchester


Roman north-south footway next to a late Roman house in Insula 11, discovered during excavations in 1966.


Grid reference TL 99502 25331 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


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Full Description

A north-south footway or veranda was discovered during excavations at the Telephone Exchange site in 1966. The footway ran north-south alongside a main north-south street (the former via principalis, MCC760) and was adjacent to a late Roman building (MCC1576). The footway was represented by a wall of light construction running north-south along the eastern edge of the road.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Article in serial: Dunnett, B.R.K.. 1971. Excavations in Colchester, 1964-8. Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society Vol. 3, Part 1. pp.7-37.

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Record last edited

Dec 8 2016 2:28PM

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