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CAT Report 1096: summary

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Archaeological monitoring and recording at Leisure World, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH: April 2017
by Dr Elliott Hicks

Date report completed: May 2017
Location: Leisure World, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH
Map reference(s): TL 9999 2602 (c)
File size: 7,781 kb
Project type: Archaeological monitoring and recording (watching brief)
Significance of the results: negative
Keywords: -

Summary. An archaeological watching brief was carried out at Leisure World, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester during the construction of a single-storey 246mē extension to the current fitness suite. Despite being located close to a number of sites of archaeological interest, no significant archaeological remains were uncovered, with modern layers sealing natural sands and gravels.