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CAT Report 1118: summary

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Archaeological recording at the lower bowling green, Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2SD: June 2017
by Dr Elliott Hicks
(with contributions from Sarah Carter, Laura Pooley)

Date report completed: June 2017
Location: Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2SD
Map reference(s): TL 99955 25707
File size: kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Archaeological recording was carried out at the lower bowling green in Lower Castle Park, Colchester (a scheduled monument, NHLE no. 1002217) near to the Roman Town Wall (a scheduled monument, NHLE no. 1003772) on two excavated trenches. Trenching totalling 68.1m in length, c 0.46-0.49m in width and 0.6m in depth was excavated through modern layers of topsoil and subsoil. No significant archaeological remains were uncovered.