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CAT Report 1177: summary

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Archaeological monitoring and recording at 42 Creffield Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3HY: September-October 2017
by Dr Elliott Hicks
(with contributions from Sarah Carter, Adam Tuffey )

Date report completed: October 2017
Location: 42 Creffield Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3HY
Map reference(s): TL 9878 2469
File size: kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Archaeological monitoring and recording was carried out at 42 Creffield Road in advance of the demolition of an existing single-storey extension and the construction of a new rear single-storey extension. The development site is located within the Late Iron Age oppidum of Camulodunum and an area of Roman burials termed ‘the western cemetery’ or the ‘Lexden cemetery’. An undated ditch or silt patch and the remains of a modern foundation were recorded.