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CAT Report 1120: summary

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Archaeological recording and monitoring at Nunnís Road car park, Nunnís Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1EJ: June 2017
by Dr Elliott Hicks
(with contributions from Sarah Carter, Chris Lister )

Date report completed: June 2017
Location: Nunnís Road car park, Nunnís Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1EJ
Map reference(s): TL 99543 25423
File size: kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Archaeological monitoring and recording was carried out at Nunnís Road car park during the removal of a tree stump and groundworks for a new retaining wall. The site is located in close proximity to the ditch marking the edge of the Roman fortress of Colonia Victricensis and insula 3 of the Roman town. The remains of a demolished building, dating to the post-medieval or modern period, were uncovered.