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CAT Report 474: summary

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Archaeological watching brief at St Botolph’s Street, Colchester, Essex
by Donald Shimmin

Date report completed: September 2010
Location: St Botolph’s Street, Colchester, Essex
Map reference(s): TL 9990 2490-9989 2503
File size: 795 kb
Project type: Watching brief
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: South Gate, medieval, foundation, street metalling, St Botolph’s Street

Summary. Archaeological remains uncovered during the digging of a trench for a gas main in St Botolph’s Street included Roman street metalling and part of the medieval South Gate into the town.