Town in Essex, England
Colchester is a historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex, in south eastern England. Colchester occupies the site of what was Camulodunum, the first major Roman city in, and sometime capital of, Roman Britain. Colchester lays claim to be Britain's oldest recorded town. Colchester has been a military garrison since the Roman era and is currently home to the 16th Air Assault Brigade.