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Archaeological monitoring at 2 St Clare Drive, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3TA: February & August 2023
by Tabitha Lawrence

Date report completed: February & August 2023
Location: 2 St Clare Drive, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3TA
Map reference(s): TL 97445 25112 (centre)
File size: 4857kb kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Archaeological observation at 2 St Clare Drive, Colchester, Essex during groundworks for a two-storey rear extension and soakaway. The development site is located in an area of Late Iron Age and Roman burials, with the Lexden Tumulus (MCC1356) 385m to the south-south-east and the Lexden Dyke (MCC2099) 90m to the west. There were no significant archaeological remains. Probable tree-throw identified in section on the eastern edge of the foundation trench. A ceramic drainage pipe, lead water pipe and main electricity cable also cut east/west across the site.