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Colchester Archaeological Trust

CAT Report 336: summary

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Watching brief report: East Mill, East Street, Colchester, Essex
by Holloway, B

Date report completed: 09/09/2005
Location: Colchester, Essex
Map reference(s): TM0071025355
File size: 29 kb
Project type: Watching brief (negative)
Significance of the results: Neg
Keywords: ceramic building materials, animal bone, post-medieval, midden

Summary. The watching brief was carried out during the excavation of foundation beams for two building footprints and their associated drain runs and soakaways. The 'dark earth' across the watching brief area contained a large amount of modern and postmedieval debris. The nature of the material observed is consistent with rubbish deposition. No features were observed during the course of the watching brief.