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CAT Report 117: summary

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A watching brief on the erection of a gate and railings in St Botolph's priory grounds, Colchester: May - June 2000
by Crossan, C

Date report completed: 31/12/2000
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s): TL99992497
File size: 1233 kb
Project type: Watching brief
Significance of the results: Neg
Keywords: Human bone, church, scheduled ancient monument, samian ware, roman pottery, ceramic building materials

Summary. Post-pits for a new gate and 190m of railings in the grounds of St Botolph's priory revealed residual human remains and light scatters of re-used early building materials.The majority of pits were no more than 70cm deep and did not penetrate beyond post-medieval levels.