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CAT Report 911: summary

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Archaeological evaluation at ‘Bishniba’, Heath Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0QR: January 2016
by Laura Pooley
(with contributions from Stephen Benfield)

Date report completed: February 2016
Location: ‘Bishniba’, Heath Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0QR
Map reference(s): TL 9851 2455 (c)
File size: 2,489 kb
Project type: Archaeological evaluation
Significance of the results: negative
Keywords: -

Summary. An archaeological evaluation was carried out at ‘Bishniba’, Heath Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex in advance of the construction of three new dwellings with garages. Despite being located close to the important Late Iron Age/Roman archaeological sites at Gosbecks, Stanway and Fiveways Fruit Farm, no features or finds of archaeological significance were identified. Of the thirteen features excavated, eight were modern and five were natural.