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Latitude: 51.8905 / 51°53'25"N
Longitude: 0.9037 / 0°54'13"E
OS Eastings: 599910
OS Northings: 225317
OS Grid: TL999253
Mapcode National: GBR SN5.FB3
Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.MR42
Entry Name: Archway 30 Yards East of the Castle
Listing Date: 2 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1168256
English Heritage Legacy ID: 116868
Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1
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
1. CASTLE PARK
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
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