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CAT Report 1413: summary

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Archaeological monitoring at Portal Precinct, Sir Isaac's Walk, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JJ: December 2018-March 2019
by Laura Pooley and Dr Elliott Hicks
(with contributions from Dr Matthew Loughton, Chris Lister, Ben Holloway, Emma Holloway)

Date report completed: May 2019
Location: Portal Precinct, Sir Isaac's Walk, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JJ
Map reference(s): TL 9957 2503
File size: kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Archaeological monitoring was carried out at Portal Precinct, Sir Issacs Walk, Colchester during groundworks associated with the conversion of existing buildings. The development site is located within the southeastern corner of the Roman fortress and Insula 35 of the Roman walled town. Most of the groundworks occurred through 1.4m of modern paving/make-up, post-medieval dark earth and medieval/postmedieval accumulation. No significant Roman archaeological remains were exposed.