Colchester Archaeological Trust
CAT Report 750: summary
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Archaeological trial-trenching evaluation on land south of ‘Pagets’, The Street, Purleigh, Essex - January 2014
by Ben Holloway and Howard Brooks
(with contributions from -)
Date report completed: January 2014
Location: land south of ‘Pagets’, The Street, Purleigh, Essex
Map reference(s): TL 8425 0203
File size: 1,150 kb
Project type: Archaeological trial-trenching evaluation
Significance of the results: negative
Located on the eastern edge of Purleigh village, this square site consists of open landscaped gardens, grassed and interspersed with trees. An L-shaped evaluation trench (total length 22m) was positioned within the footprint a proposed new build.
There were no archaeological features, deposits or finds. Maps show the area as open ground, and it may always have been agricultural or horticultural land.