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CAT Report 52: summary

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Watching brief report: Freda Gunton House, Balkerne Gardens, Colchester
by Crossan, C

Date report completed: 31/03/1999
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s): TL99232524
File size: 9441 kb
Project type: Watching brief
Significance of the results: Neg
Keywords: Roman street, Boudican destruction, robber trench, Roman pottery, Roman wall

Summary. Foundation trenches for an extension to the west side of Freda Gunton House revealed part of the north-south Roman street between insulae 17a and 17b. The exposed street metalling was sealed by deposits of burnt daub. A robbed north-south oriented wall foundation was also plotted.