Find Spot record MCC10098 - Prehistoric flint and pottery, High Trees, St Clare Drive, Colchester


Residual flints and pottery sherds variously dated from the Mesolithic/Early Neolithic to Bronze Age or Early Iron Age, recorded by excavation in 2016 (and evaluation in 2013), show prehistoric activity in this area.


Grid reference TL 9738 2511 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A few flints and pottery sherds can be variously dated from the period of the Mesolithic-Early Neolithic to Bronze Age or Early Iron Age. All are residual in later dated features. Two of the more closely dated flints indicate activity in the Mesolithic or Early Neolithic and Early Neolithic while two flint-tempered pottery sherds are probably of Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age date.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> EXCAV REPORT: Pooley, Laura. 2017. Archaeological excavation, monitoring and building recording at 'High Trees', St Clare Drive, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3TA. CAT Report 1008.
  • <2> Evaluation Report: Holloway, Ben (CAT). 2013. A Roman cemetery east of Lexden Dyke: archaeological evaluation by trial-trenching at ‘High Trees’, St Clare Road, Colchester, Essex. CAT Report 745.

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Record last edited

Jan 10 2017 8:48AM

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