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Archway 30 Yards East of the Castle, Colchester

Description: Archway 30 Yards East of the Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 116868

OS Grid Reference: TL9991025317
OS Grid Coordinates: 599910, 225317
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8905, 0.9037

Location: Museum Street, 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 -----------
Archway 30 yds east
of the Castle
TL 9925 SE 5/318


A classical archway erected by Charles Grey 1747, the remains of a rotunda
or garden temple. It is built in a mixture of stone, stone and flint
rubble, some Roman tiles and modern brick. The keystone of the archway
about 5 ft 5 ins from the ground, is a heavy piece of weathered masonry.
The whole archway is about 10 ft high and is surmounted by a rough pediment.
The south-west face has been considerably restored and is slightly concave.
The north-east face is the front of the archway.

Listing NGR: TL9991025317

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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