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CAT Report 1501: summary

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Archaeological evaluation on the Colchester Royal Grammar School Playing Fields: November 2019
by Dr Pip Parmenter
(with contributions from Dr Matthew Loughton, Laura Pooley, Sarah Carter)

Date report completed: November 2019
Location: Colchester Royal Grammar School, 6 Lexden Rd, Colchester CO3 3ND
Map reference(s): TM 9813 2436 (centre)
File size: kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results:

Summary. An archaeological evaluation (three trial-trenches) was carried out on the playing field of the Colchester Royal Grammar School, 6 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex in advance of the construction of a new Sports Hall and associated facilities. A single natural linear feature, one sherd of medieval pottery and some modern pottery, clay pipe and slate, were found.