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Colchester Archaeological Trust

CAT Report 612: summary

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Archaeological monitoring along Gryme’s Dyke, Colchester, Essex, during works for gas-mains - July 2011
by Adam Wightman, Mark Baister
(with contributions from Stephen Benfield)

Date report completed: October 2011
Location: along Gryme’s Dyke, Colchester, Essex
Map reference(s): TL 9604 2479-TL 9633 2442 (northern pipeline), TL 9626 2339-TL 9631 2341 (southern pipeline)
File size: 10,856 kb
Project type: Archaeological monitoring
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: dyke

Summary. Archaeological monitoring was undertaken by the Colchester Archaeological Trust during some works for gas-mains along and across the scheduled monument of Gryme’s Dyke. The bank and ditch of the dyke was cut in one place but little of archaeological significance was found.