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CAT Report 176: summary

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An archaeological evaluation on land at the junction of Hall Road and Goldsands Road, Southminster, Essex: January 2002
by Orr, K
(with contributions from Benfield, S; Brooks, H)

Date report completed: 22/03/2002
Location: Southminster, Essex
Map reference(s): TQ96359953
File size: 1286 kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: Medieval, Iron Age, ceramic building materials, Roman settlement, medieval ditch, Roman pottery

Summary. An archaeological evaluation by trial-trenching revealed diches of probable medieval date, one of which showed evidence of grain-processing in the vicinity. Roman tile and late Iron Age or Roman pottery indicates settlement of this date nearby.