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CAT Report 1763: summary

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Archaeological monitoring in front of the Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT: July-:August 2021
by Dr Elliott Hicks

Date report completed: December 2021
Location: Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT
Map reference(s): TL 99274 25193 (centre)
File size: 5175 kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:
Keywords: Mercury Theatre Colchester

Summary. Observation of road strip in advance of the laying of a new road surface as the site lies adjacent to the Roman Balkerne Gate. Despite this, no archaeological horizons were encountered as groundworks did not go below modern layers.