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CAT Report 202: summary

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An archaeological watching brief at the rear of Mercantile House, Sir Isaac's Walk/St John's Street, Colchester, Essex: June 2002
by Orr, K

Date report completed: 30/08/2002
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s): TL9957524985
File size: 333 kb
Project type: Watching brief
Significance of the results: Neg
Keywords: Medieval, ceramic building materials, water supply, culvert

Summary. An archaeological watching brief was carried out during the digging of a trench for a lift-shaft, and part of a late medieval brick culvert and wall with buttress were observed. These constitute evidence of settlement in the area at this time.