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CAT Report 1112: summary

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Archaeological recording at 1 Mossfield Close, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3RG - May 2017
by Dr Elliott Hicks

Date report completed: June 2017
Location: 1 Mossfield Close, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3RG
Map reference(s): TL 98014 24940 (c)
File size: 3,679 kb
Project type: Archaeological recording
Significance of the results: negative
Keywords: -

Summary. Archaeological monitoring and recording was carried out at 1 Mossfield Close, Colchester, Essex in advance of the construction of a part single-storey/part two-storey rear extension to an existing kitchen diner and bedrooms, and a porch. The development site is located within the Late Iron Age oppidum of Camulodunum, to the west of the Roman walled town and within an area of Roman cemeteries termed ‘the western cemetery’ or the ‘Lexden cemetery'. No significant archaeological features were uncovered.