Welcome to Colchester, UK
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On your right is the sightseeing bus.
It starts here, right outside the main
entrance to Colchester Castle Museum.
link to side view
A Look at Colchester            Photos by Sue McPherson 2001      
Priory Walk -
in the historic town centre. Colchester's history goes back 2000 years, to before the Roman invasion of AD 43, when Colchester was called Camulodunum.

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Twelve Fair Maidens
The Colchester Sphinx
on display at Castle Museum
On the left is a drawing of Ancient Sculpture in Stone of a Sphinx found at Colchester on the 17th of March, 1821 (Hay, 1821)
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Tymperleys Garden
At the centre and to
the left is a magnificent mulberry tree (bush),  approximately 150
years old.
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article on
the Sphinx
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more about Camulodunum
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More Colchester Photos on page 2 .
Anglian Quillers display:
Essex County Library, Colchester.
Roman Soldier
A 7 ft high floral
tribute stands in
Wertzer Garden,
Castle Park.
link to photo of
Quillery Farm
Sun and Earth
The two female figures over the archway
of Colchester Town Hall depict the Sun
and the Earth (Clark, 1972).
Town Hall, Colchester
View showing the
archway, with the
figures of the Sun and Earth.
Links to Earth and
Conservation Sites
Essex Wildlife Trust

Metaphysics/Philosophy of Gaia  Lancaster University

Gaia/Ecology   Mystical World Wide Web
Calendar on the ceiling of Colchester Council Chamber, Town Hall.
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                  This page was created in 2001, last updated  18 May 2008

snowdrops and crocuses
Holy Trinity Church
Trinity Street
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See also, Colchester Museums in winter