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CAT Report 959: summary

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Archaeological monitoring and recording at 1 St Clare Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3SZ: May 2016
by Laura Pooley

Date report completed: June 2016
Location: 1 St Clare Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3SZ
Map reference(s): TL 97515 25046 (c)
File size: 2,710 kb
Project type: Archaeological monitoring and recording
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: early Roman, pit, post-medieval, modern

Summary. Archaeological monitoring and recording were carried out at 1 St Clare Road, Colchester, Essex in advance of the construction of side and rear extensions. The development site is located close to the Lexden Tumulus (Scheduled Monument, NHLE no 1019967) and on the northern edge of the site of the Roman 'Lexden cemetery'. Four features were identified, consisting of two early Roman pits, a post-medieval pit and a modern pit.