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CAT Report 363: summary

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An archaeological evaluation at 14 Vineyard Street, Colchester, Essex: March 2006
by Holloway, B

Date report completed: 03/03/2006
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s): TL9986025003
File size: 97 kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: town wall, Roman ditch, town defences, Roman pottery, ceramic building materials, animal bone, medieval, post-medieval

Summary. A small exploratory trench dug through the floor of 14 Vineyard Street revealed the southern side of an east-west orientated ditch situated 18m beyond the town wall. The location and datable finds from the fill suggest that this is the outer side of Roman Colchester's town ditch.