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CAT Report 958: summary

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Archaeological evaluation at 19 St Clare Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3SZ: May 2016
by Laura Pooley
(with contributions from Chris Lister, Emma Holloway)

Date report completed: May 2016
Location: 19 St Clare Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3SZ
Map reference(s): TL 9750 2486
File size: kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results:

Summary. An archaeological evaluation was carried out in the garden of 19 St Clare Road in advance of the construction of a new dwelling, garage and access. The development site is located close to Lexden Tumulus (Scheduled Monument, NHLE no. 1019967) and on the northern edge of the 'Lexden cemetery'. Four Roman features were identified consisting of two ditches, a pit and a possible inhumation burial.