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CAT Report 1611: summary

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Archaeological monitoring at Martello Tower E, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1XT
by Sarah Carter
(with contributions from Chris Lister)

Date report completed: October 2020
Location: Martello Tower E, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1XT
Map reference(s): TM 16714 13756
File size: kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Archaeological monitoring was carried out at Martello Tower E, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex during groundworks to repair the tower. Martello Tower E is a 19th-century and Grade II listed building which lies on the coast of Clacton-on-Sea. During the clearance of the debris within the tower a small amount of finds dated to the 20th-century were recovered. A trench was dug around the perimeter of the tower, exposing the lower courses of bricks and foundations.