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CAT Report 467: summary

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A survey of three groups of air-raid shelters at Areas C2, J1 and P1 of the Garrison Urban Village, Colchester, Essex April 2004-May 2007
by Christopher Lister
(with contributions from Mr James Robinson)

Date report completed: May 2008
Location: Colchester
Map reference(s): TL99752447 (c), TL99002400 (c), TL99662378
File size: 17810 kb
Project type: Monitoring and recording
Significance of the results: **
Keywords: World War 2, air raid, shelters, bunkers, Garrison

Summary. Three groups of World War 2 air-raid shelters at Areas C2 (Napier Road), J1 (Le Cateau Barracks) and P1 (Berechurch Road) of the Garrison Urban Village at Colchester, Essex were surveyed prior to demolition. Six shelters were recorded at Area C2, eleven at Area J1 and seven at Area P1.