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CAT Report 1646: summary

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Archaeological monitoring at Lower Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG March 2021
by Laura Pooley
(with contributions from Laura Pooley and Sarah Carter)

Date report completed: April 2021
Location: Lower Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG
Map reference(s): TL 99965 25641 (centre)
File size: 5697 kb
Project type: Archaeological monitoring
Significance of the results:
Keywords: Lower Castle Park, Colchester

Summary. Archaeological monitoring was carried out at Lower Castle Park, Colchester, Essex during emergency works to look for a fault in a high voltage power cable. Lower Castle Park is a Grade II listed park and garden set to the north of the scheduled ancient monument of Colchester Castle (Upper Castle Park). As groundworks did not extend beyond layers of postmedieval/modern date there were no significant archaeological remains.