Colchester Archaeological Trust
CAT Report 730: summary
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A report on the monitoring of ground investigations within the precinct of St Johnís Abbey and on the site of the Roman circus,
Alienated Land Area B1b (Flagstaff Compound), Colchester garrison, Essex - September 2013
by Adam Wightman
(with contributions from -)
Date report completed: October 2013
Location: Alienated Land Area B1b (Flagstaff Compound), Colchester garrison, Essex
Map reference(s): TL 9974 2463 (c)
File size: 2,905 kb
Project type: Archaeological watching brief
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: Roman, circus
This is a summary report on an archaeological watching brief undertaken during site investigations at Taylor Wimpeyís Garrison Alienated Land (GAL) redevelopment Area B1b (Flagstaff Compound), Colchester Garrison, Colchester, Essex.
The ground investigations were undertaken by Merebrook Consulting Ltd in September 2013 in advance of the proposed redevelopment of the site. All groundworks were subject to archaeological monitoring due to the sites location within the southern and western part of the walled precinct of St Johnís Abbey (SAM no 26307) and the presence of the eastern end of the Roman circus.