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CAT Report 198: summary

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An archaeological evaluation rear of 25 Head Street, Colchester, Essex: July 2002
by Brooks, H
(with contributions from Crummy, N)

Date report completed: 18/07/2002
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s): TL99372510
File size: 1162 kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: mortar floor, medieval, cess-pit, ceramic building materials, hypocaust, amphora, Roman pottery, coins

Summary. A single evaluation trench was excavated to the rear of 25 Head Street. The principal archaeological remains consisted of Roman demolition debris lying over a Roman mortar floor, both of which were cut by a 13th-century cess-pit.