North Gate board unveiled

North Gate board unveiled

Posted by on Jun 14, 2015 in Explaining | No Comments

The Friends are very pleased to announce the unveiling of the fourth of our heritage interpretation boards. On 21 March 2015 Sir Bob Russell, then the town’s MP, along with his family and supported by Colchester’s mayor, Cllr John Elliott, formally revealed the board. Sir Bob and his family generously sponsored the board, with other costs ...

North Gate unveiling – 21 March 2015

North Gate unveiling – 21 March 2015

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in Explaining | No Comments

Please join us for the unveiling of the fourth interpretation board on Saturday 21 March 2015 at 10am. The board will be unveiled by our local MP Sir Bob Russell and family in the presence of the Mayor, Cllr John Elliott, and the Borough Council’s Heritage Portfolio Holder, Cllr Tim Young. (It will be a truly ...

Civic Society’s East Gate board unveiled

Civic Society’s East Gate board unveiled

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Explaining | No Comments

FoCRW Chair Henry Spyvee, Cllr Tim Young and FoCRW Trustee Andrew Phillips at the unveiling The third of Colchester’s Roman Wall heritage boards was unveiled on Saturday 22 November – very kindly sponsored by the Colchester Civic Society to mark its 50th anniversary. For the first time, residents and visitors to Colchester now have a ...

Duncan’s Gate board installed

Duncan’s Gate board installed

Posted by on Jan 1, 2015 in Enhancing, Explaining, History | No Comments

Erected on the railings next to Duncan’s Gate by the Friends with the support of the Friends of Castle Park.

Download a walking tour leaflet

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011 in Explaining | No Comments

Jess Jephcott, owner of the Camulos website, has produced a new leaflet as a guide to the wall. You can download it here and use it as a guide to visiting the Wall. Jess also conducts guided walks of the Wall and you can find details of those here.   These are in addition to the ...

Explaining the wall

Posted by on Mar 9, 2011 in Explaining | No Comments

‘It is part of the vision of the Friends of Colchester Roman Wall to install a chain of thirteen Interpretation Boards around the Wall. That way both local people and tourists can learn more about the history of our fascinating Wall.   We will start at Balkerne Gate, the most high profile point on the ...