Colchester Archaeological Trust
CAT Report 513: summary
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An archaeological evaluation at ‘Halwin’, Anchor Lane, Heybridge, Essex: April 2009
by Adam Wightman
Date report completed: May 2009
Location: ‘Halwin’, Anchor Lane, Heybridge, Essex
Map reference(s): TL 8538 0805 (c)
File size: 605 kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results: neg
An evaluation trench was excavated by CAT archaeologists on the 20th April 2009 across the proposed footprint of a block of three houses and associated garages on the former site of ‘Halwin’, Anchor Lane, Heybridge, Essex.
The depth of the modern make-up suggests that any surviving archaeology below the modern material would be unlikely to be impacted by the proposed development.
Moreover, the land is unlikely to have been utilised in antiquity as it would most likely have been marshland if not a part of the riverbed when the water course to the south of the site was substantially larger before the construction of the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation.