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CAT Report 1944: summary

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Archaeological monitoring at 55 Roman Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 1UR: May-June 2023
by Alexander Smith

Date report completed: May-June 2023
Location: 55 Roman Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 1UR
Map reference(s): TM 00144 25520 (centre)
File size: 9255 kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:

Summary. Observation of groundworks for a single-storey rear extension were undertaken as the property is located within the Roman town of Colchester and backs onto the Roman town wall, a scheduled monument. No archaeological features or finds were uncovered during monitoring, although a substantial service trench had been cut across the site.