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Monday, 30 July 2012
Roman road found beneath the Stockwell Arms - Colchester
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have unearthed a Roman road beneath a former Colchester pub.
A dig at the site of the Stockwell Arms, in West Stockwell Street, has revealed an unexpected glimpse into our history.
The discovery could mean historians have to revise their drawings of Colchester circa 40AD, after the road was found three metres away from where they thought it would be. The road would have run from north to south, through the ancient settlement of Camulodunum.
Posted by blogster at 23:14