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CAT Report 1013: summary

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Continuous archaeological monitoring at 3 Sanders Drive, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3SE: August 2016
by Dr Pip Parmenter

Date report completed: September 2016
Location: 3 Sanders Drive, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3SE
Map reference(s): TL 9791 2509
File size: kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Continuous archaeological monitoring was undertaken during the excavation of foundations for an extension to the rear of 3 Sanders Drive, Colchester. A Roman pit (F1) containing pottery, CBM, fired clay and an iron strip was found. It was associated with a spread of pottery and CBM. Another spread of large fragments of Roman tile was located in the south-west of the site. Roman tile was observed throughout the topsoil layer (L1).