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Excavation of a tumulus at Lexden Colchester

Philip G. Laver

Excavation of a tumulus at Lexden Colchester

by Philip G. Laver

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Published by Society of Antiquaries in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

From Àrchaeologia" vol. lxxvi.

Statementby Philip G. Laver.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 241-254 :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21677220M

A tumulus meanwhile (‘tumuli’ is the plural) is a heap of earth piled up over a burial or cremation. Small cairns and tumuli tend to cover single graves; whilst larger ones can have multiple burials therein. However we sometimes find that huge tombs . Find houses for sale in Athelstan Road, Colchester CO3 with the UK's largest data-driven property portal. Browse detached, semi-detached and terraced properties to buy in Athelstan Road, Colchester CO3.

The following memorials are recorded at the Lexden War Memorial. Some information has been added from other sources. The transcription was done by Mr Peter Potter of Colchester, in and whose initial idea resulted in the. Summarization of Colchester I would go far beyond the limits of a review. Let a few notabiliora suffice: Period I is dominated by the personality of Cuno-belin, whose grave was perhaps found at the Lexden Tumulus by Lever in , and whose "residence" - thoroughly wrecked by the Conquest -was indicated by a "uniquely high proportion of.

Buy Excavations at Lion Walk, Balkerne Lane, and Middleborough, Colchester, Essex (Colchester Archaeological Report) by Crummy, Philip (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Philip Crummy. Tel: / or Anne Catten Colchester Businesswoman of the Year says. "Having been to the Tracey Budd Nail Consultancy I am Location: 27 Tumulus Way, Colchester, CO2 9SD, Essex-East of England-England.


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Excavation of a tumulus at Lexden Colchester by Philip G. Laver Download PDF EPUB FB2

Just within the boundaries of the modern Lexden Park, through which runs the innermost of the ancient defensive earthworks of Camulodunum, known in part of its course by the name of Blue Bell Grove, and formerly Hollow Way, lies the tumulus, the excavation of which in July and August is the subject of this by: 7.

The Iron Age barrow known as `Lexden Tumulus' lies within the borders of an extensive late Iron Age settlement surrounding modern Colchester (`Camulodunum' in antiquity). This settlement, or territorial oppidum (after the Latin `oppida' for town), encompassed an area of about 25 sq km between the converging courses of the River Colne and the.

NGR: TL In the back gardens of a row of houses on Fitzwalter Road at Lexden, 1 mile southwest of Colchester town centre, in Essex, is an ancient barrow (tumulus) with trees growing out of it. The area where the mound is located was originally called Lexden Park. It was con-sidered by historians.

The Excavation of a Tumulus at Lexden, Colchester. Vol Januarypp pp SCC Serial: Foster, Jennifer. The Lexden Tumulus: A re-appraisal of an Iron Age burial from Colchester, Essex.

BAR British Series County: ESSEX. CAT Report An archaeological excavation and watching brief at Colchester Royal Grammar School, 6 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex: January-March and July 2 3 Archaeological background (Fig 2) The site is located within an extensive Roman cemetery area (Fig 2).

Large parts of this area have been excavated since the mid 19th century. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foster, Jennifer. Lexden Tumulus. Oxford, England: B.A.R., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. This is the archive report on the archaeological evaluation by trial-trenching carried out by Colchester Archaeological Trust (CAT) at ‘High Trees’, St Clare Road, Lexden, Colchester, Essex on behalf of Pomery Planning Consultants.

The site, part of the gardens of ‘High Trees’ is open, grassed and interspersed. This is the archive report on the archaeological evaluation by trial-trenching carried out by the Colchester Archaeological Trust (CAT) in the grounds of and on behalf of the Colchester Royal Grammar School, 6 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex, on the 16th February Buy The Lexden Tumulus: A Re-appraisal of an Iron Age Burial from Colchester, Essex (British Archaeological Reports British Series) by Foster, Jennifer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Jennifer Foster. Excavation at the summit of the hill, Silbury tunnel excavation, Silbury Hill, Wiltshire.

pre-Roman Colchester. The settlement covered an area of c4, hectares. These include the Bronze Age Lexden Tumulus. This was reused in the Iron Age and is allegedly the burial place of the British chieftain Cunobelinus.

It was excavated in Beverley Road/Longinus Excavation /; In workmen clearing a building site off Beverley road in Colchester discovered what turned out to be the tombstone of Longinus Sdapeze, a Thracian cavalry officer from the Roman period.

This rare stone was found lying face down, broken into several pieces. Old Map of Colchester and Lexden Areas with Tumulus & Celtic town. NGR: TL In the back gardens of a row of houses on Fitzwalter Road at Lexden, 1 mile southwest of Colchester town centre, in Essex, is an ancient barrow (tumulus) with trees growing out of it.

CAT Report An archaeological excavation at Birch Pit northern extension, Maldon Road, Colchester, Essex: June-August 1 1 Summary An area of land to the north of the operational quarry at Birch Pit was excavated in advance of sand and gravel extraction.

Several features were found additional to those formerly recorded during an evaluation. About Lexden Earthworks and Bluebottle Grove.

Rumoured to the be burial site of the Celtic King Cunobelinus, as well as containing many other pre-Roman graves, this site is one of the few surviving Iron Age defneces of Britain.

puzzle of Roman building materials on a site at Lexden In September, the Trust conducted an archaeological evaluation on a site in Lexden, at the Colchester Holiday Park. The site report – CAT Report – was completed in October and approved in November.

On the 12th May, the Colchester Archaeological Trust conducted an evaluation at a property in St Clare Road, in the Lexden area of Colchester.

The site is within an important archaeological area of the town, near to the site of the famous Iron Age ‘Lexden tumulus’* and is in the area of the extensive ‘ Lexden cemetery ’. The other Roman metal small finds from our site in Lexden are an iron hobnail, a copper-alloy coin (a dupondius) of Trajan which was minted in Rome in ADa bent and corroded small strip of iron, and a fragment of lead.

The hobnail, the lead and the strip all derive from the same pit as the seal-box, as does a possible spindlewhorl. LEXDEN, a district and a hundred in the NE of district comprehends the sub-district of Wivenhoe, containing the parishes of Wivenhoe and Brightlingsea; the sub-district of Peldon, containing the parishes of Peldon, Great Wigborough, Little Wigborough, Salcott, Virley, Fingringhoe, East Donyland, Abberton, Langenhoe, East Mersea, and West Mersea; the Sub.

Colchester Archaeological Group Volume 10 1 PART ONE MARCH GROUP NOTICES. OUTINGS, On MONDAY. 1st. MAY - meet at Lexden Church at for p.m. to visit Rivenhall Church. The average house price in Tumulus Way, Colchester CO2 is £, Find average house prices, current average values and other historic property.

Grange Hill, Coggeshall, Colchester. Cressing Temple Barns And Gardens Cressing Temple Witham Road, Braintree. Colchester Castle Museum .Be careful! A unit may cover just the town or village, but it may include a big surrounding area.

For example, in England and Wales rural districts — units with RD or RSD suffixes — may even exclude the places they are named after. The "Units covering this place" tab lists units whose boundaries contained Lexden.

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