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CAT Report 1239: summary

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Archaeological monitoring at Balkerne Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3AD: March 2018
by Ben Holloway

Date report completed: March 2018
Location: Balkerne Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3AD
Map reference(s): TL 599248 225474
File size: kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Archaeological monitoring and recording was carried out at Balkerne Hill, Colchester adjacent to the Roman Town Wall (a scheduled monument, NHLE no. 1003772) during the erection of an interpretation panel. The area excavated to accommodate the concrete base of the panel measured 0.5m x 0.5m, and 0.65m deep. The hole for the panel was excavated through modern layers of topsoil, backfill and sand. No significant archaeological remains were uncovered.