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Archaeological evaluation at 111-115 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 1BG: May 2023
by Ben Holloway

Date report completed: May 2023
Location: 111-115 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 1BG
Map reference(s): TL 82037 14314
File size: 5011 kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results:

Summary. An archaeological evaluation (two trial-trenches) was carried out at 111-115 Newland Street, Witham, Essex in advance of a new residential development. The Newland Street site is located within a archaeologically sensitive area. Primarily to the south east of the Roman road from Colchester to London. Recent investigations to the south of the area has identified activity ranging from the Bronze Age to the medieval period. A 19th-20th century building was identified during the evaluation, which included modern brick wall foundations and associated brick and mortar floors. Also present were an undated ditch and utility supplies and drainage.