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Roman Wall 65 Yards North North West of the Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8912 / 51°53'28"N

Longitude: 0.9024 / 0°54'8"E

OS Eastings: 599813

OS Northings: 225388

OS Grid: TL998253

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.DYM

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.LQDK

Entry Name: Roman Wall 65 Yards North North West of the Castle

Listing Date: 2 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116867

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Town: Colchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St Botolph with Holy Trinity (LEP)

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

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

II

2.
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

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