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CAT Report 1438: summary

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Archaeological monitoring at Colchester County High School for Girls, Norman Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3US: April 2019
by Dr Elliott Hicks
(with contributions from Dr Matthew Loughton, Laura Pooley, Chris Lister, Sarah Carter)

Date report completed: June 2019
Location: Colchester County High School for Girls, Norman Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3US
Map reference(s): TL 9800 2468
File size: kb
Project type: Monitoring
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Summary. Archaeological monitoring was carried out at Colchester County High School for Girls, Norman Way, Colchester, Essex, during exploratory excavations to locate existing electrical cables servicing an old electrical substation and further excavations to construct a new electrical cable conduit to connect a new electrical substation to the school building. Two features of possible Roman date a ditch and an irregular feature and three post-medieval features a ditch, a pit and a pit/ditch were exposed by the groundworks. A number of modern features were also observed.