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CAT Report 48: summary

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A watching brief at The Lindens, 139 Lexden Road, Colchester (Phase 1)
by Crossan, C
(with contributions from Benfield, S; Wade, A)

Date report completed: 31/12/1999
Location: Lexden, Colchester, Essex
Map reference(s): TL977251
File size: 2146 kb
Project type: Watching brief
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: Iron Age pottery, Roman pottery, samian ware, ceramic building materials, animal bone

Summary. This report covers Phase 1, of an archaeological watching brief on redevelopment at The Lindens, Lexden Road. The site lies approximately 2km west of Colchester town centre. A short distance to the south is the probable route of an east-west Roman road and in the vicinity are burials and earthworks dating to the late Iron Age and Roman periods.