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CAT Report 426: summary

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Watching brief report: High Street, Colchester, Essex
by Brooks, H; Holloway, B

Date report completed: June 2007
Location: Colchester town centre, Essex
Map reference(s):
File size: 381KB kb
Project type: Watching brief
Significance of the results:
Keywords: Roman Foundation, High Street

Summary. A series of small trenches was dug by contractors at the east end of the High Street during the replacement of gas mains. Most of the trenches were too shallow to reach significant archaeological deposits, although part of a large Roman foundation was observed in one of the deeper trenches.