A walk through the shopping centre.
Castle Museum. The castle was built in 1070(ish) on the foundations of a Roman temple to Mithras.
You can't dig a hole in Colchester without finding something. Many of the best items are in the museum.
Bronze-age pottery and axes
A Roman child's lead coffin
A glass cup illustrated with gladiators
Personal items and gaming pieces
A Roman domino
In the 17th and 18th centuries, the castle was a prison. Some of the cells have been restored.
Greensted Church, originally built between 850 and 1050AD, and extended in the mid 1500s. The bell tower was built in 1720.
Carved roof beams
Looking along the nave.