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CAT Report 262: summary

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Archaeological monitoring of the phase 1 borehole programme at Vineyard Gate, Colchester, Essex: January 2004
by Shimmin, D

Date report completed: 03/03/2004
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s): TL99802497
File size: 617 kb
Project type: Other
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: Medieval, post-medieval, town defences

Summary. Archaeological monitoring of a series of boreholes in advance of the Vineyard Gate redevelopment produced evidence for the medieval defensive ditch to the south of the town wall. Roman, medieval and later deposits were located further south, together with more general information relating to the topographical development of the area.