Colchester Archaeological Trust
CAT Report 1735: summary
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Archaeological excavation at Phase 1 Car Park, Fingringhoe Ranges, Lodge Lane, Langenhoe,Colchester, Essex, CO5 7LX: October 2021
by Dr Elliott Hicks and Sarah Veasey
(with contributions from Dr Matthew Loughton, Laura Pooley, Adam Wightman and Lisa Gray)
Date report completed: February 2022
Location: Fingringhoe Ranges, Lodge Lane, Langenhoe,Colchester, Essex, CO5 7LX
Map reference(s): TM 02862 17154 (centre)
File size: 5820 kb
Project type: Excavation
Significance of the results:
An archaeological excavation was carried out at Phase 1 Car Park, Fingringhoe Ranges, Lodge Lane, Langenhoe, Colchester, Essex in advance of the construction of the Phase 1 car park.
Archaeological evaluation carried out in 2018 identified a concentration of Roman features in the west of the site and an Iron Age/Roman red hill in the south. Three Bronze Age features and two medieval features were also uncovered. During this excavation 17 pits, a pit/post-hole, a post-hole and a pit/tree-throw were uncovered. Three features were dated to the prehistoric period and three to the Roman period. Three more were modern and eleven were undated.