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CAT Report 1098: summary

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Archaeological monitoring and recording at 26 Beaver Close, Colchester, Essex, CO3 9DZ - May 2017
by Adam Tuffey, Laura Pooley
(with contributions from -)

Date report completed: May 2017
Location: 26 Beaver Close, Colchester, Essex, CO3 9D
Map reference(s): TL 9635 2538
File size: 6,001 kb
Project type: Archaeological monitoring and recording (watching brief)
Significance of the results: negative
Keywords: -

Summary. Archaeological monitoring and recording were carried out at 26 Beaver Close, Colchester, Essex during the conversion and extension of a garage into a kitchen and utility room. The site lies within the Late Iron Age oppidum of Camulodunum, which was defined by a system of defensive dykes. The Triple Dyke extends roughly north-south through the back half of the site. Despite being located close to the Triple Dyke, no significant archaeological remains were exposed on the site.