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CAT Report 1154: summary

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Archaeological evaluation at St Michaelís Primary School, Camulodunum Way, Colchester, Essex, CO2 9RA - August 2017
by Dr Elliott Hicks
(with contributions from -)

Date report completed: September 2017
Location: St Michaelís Primary School, Camulodunum Way, Colchester, Essex, CO2 9RA
Map reference(s): TM 98156 38400 (c)
File size: 2,284 kb
Project type: Archaeological evaluation
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: ditch, pit

Summary. An archaeological evaluation (consisting of four trial-trenches) was carried out at St Michaelís Primary School, Camulodunum Way, Colchester, Essex in advance of the construction of a new junior wing of approximately 610m≤, an extension to the kitchen, a further 20 car-parking spaces, and approximately 500m≤ of hard play area. The site is located within the Late Iron Age oppidum of Camulodunum and an area of Late Iron Age and Roman cropmarks. The evaluation revealed two undated pits and an undated ditch.