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Excavations were carried out ahead of the construction of a subway as part of the inner relief road. The construction trench of the subway provided some useful sections through the line of the towns Roman defences. 'Dark earth' was also noted overlain in places by medieval? metalling.<1>
Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1992. CAR 6: Excavations at Culver Street, the Gilberd School, and other sites in Colchester 1971-85. 6. p.789.
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