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CAT Report 219: summary

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An archaeological evaluation in the car park of Greyfriars Community College, Castle Road, Colchester, Essex: January 2003
by Orr, K

Date report completed: 03/03/2002
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s): TM00102535
File size: 457 kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results: Neg
Keywords: post-medieval, Roman pottery, opus signinum, ceramic building materials

Summary. An archaeological evaluation trench revealed a depth of modern topsoil and probable post-medieval or modern layers down to a depth of 1.5m. Natural ground was not reached and it is suspected that medieval and Roman deposits lie at a further depth than was reached during the investigation.