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CAT Report 164: summary

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An archaeological evaluation at 4 St Peter's Street, Colchester, Essex: October 2001
by Brooks, H; Orr, K

Date report completed: 30/11/2001
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s): TL99422554
File size: 737 kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results: Neg
Keywords: Mortar floor, medieval, Roman pottery, post-medieval

Summary. An evaluation by two trial-trenches located a mortar floor at 1.5m below present ground. The associated dating evidence is not conclusive; the floor could be medieval or Roman. Fragments of a medieval louver suggest that a high status medieval house stood nearby.