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CAT Report 175: summary

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An archaeological evaluation at Carters Hill, Boxted Cross, near Colchester, Essex: February 2002
by Orr, K
(with contributions from Brooks, H)

Date report completed: 13/03/2002
Location: Boxted Cross, Colchester, Essex
Map reference(s): TM005325
File size: 2015 kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: Iron Age, prehistoric field ditches, cropmarks, earthworks, flint

Summary. An archaeological evaluation by trial-trenching at Carters Hill, Boxted Cross, near Colchester, Essex revealed pits and ditches, two of which may be dated to the Iron Age and form part of a field system which is visible from the air as cropmarks.