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CAT Report 495: summary

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Watching brief at Upper Castle Park, Colchester, Essex - May-June 2008
by Donald Shimmin

Date report completed: March 2009
Location: Upper Castle Park, Colchester, Essex
Map reference(s): TL 9982 2540 (summerhouse), TL 9991 2532 (rotunda)
File size: 357 kb
Project type: Watching brief
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: summerhouse, keep, rotunda

Summary. An archaeological watching brief took place during conservation work on the summerhouse and the rotunda in the Upper Castle Park, Colchester, Essex. Significant Roman or Norman remains were not identified. Postmedieval deposits included a brick feature pre-dating the summerhouse.