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Roman Wall 65 Yards North North West of the Castle, Colchester

Description: Roman Wall 65 Yards North North West of the Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 116867

OS Grid Reference: TL9981325388
OS Grid Coordinates: 599813, 225388
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8912, 0.9024

Location: Ryegate Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 1UD

Locality: Colchester
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO1 1UD

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Listing Text

995 -----------
Roman Wall 65 yds north-
north-west of the Castle
TL 9925 SE 5/536


C1 or later. 2 fragments of the northern boundary of the temple enclosure,
there are extensive remains beneath the Norman ramparts. Discovered during
the landscaping of the park in 1892 when a path was run through the wall.
The fragment to the west of the path measures 2 ft by 3 ft by 2 ft, that
on the east 10 ft by 3 ft by 3½ ft. Both are of stone and capped with
modern concrete slabs. (RCHM 35).

Listing NGR: TL9981325388

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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