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CAT Report 732: summary

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An archaeological evaluation by trial-trenching on land between 3 and 5 Hamilton Road, Little Canfield, Essex - October 2013
by Adam Wightman
(with contributions from -)

Date report completed: October 2013
Location: land between 3 and 5 Hamilton Road, Little Canfield, Essex
Map reference(s): TL 5763 2135 (c)
File size: 3,658 kb
Project type: Archaeological evaluation by trial-trenching
Significance of the results: neg
Keywords: ?Late Bronze Age, pottery, worked flints

Summary. Three trial-trenches were excavated by the Colchester Archaeological Trust prior to the construction of five properties and a garage (in three blocks) on land between 3 and 5 Hamilton Road. One undated linear feature was identified during the evaluation and nine worked flints and two sherds of prehistoric pottery were recovered from the subsoil. It is probable that these finds are associated with the prehistoric occupation (most likely Late Bronze Age) identified across the Priors Green development to the north of the site.