Monument record MCC5655 - Archaeological Evaluation at Central Clinic, High Street, Colchester


Archaeological Evaluation at Central Clinic, High Street, Colchester


Grid reference Centred TM 0005 2531 (73m by 31m)
Map sheet TM02NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Developer funded evaluation carried out by CAT. He site lies partly on the edge of Scheduled Ancient Monuments Colchester Castle and Upper Castle Park. Roman remains were heavily truncated by post-medieval and modern pits and service trenches, especially on the south side of the present clinic buildings. <1>

A watcing brief held in 2007-2008 on the removal of the foothings of the Cwentral Clinic main buildings, and on other works associated with the construction of new residential accomodation on the site. The gravel surface of the Roman street was located at three points, but otherwise no significant strata was revealed.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: Brooks, Howard. 2006. Central Clinic, High Street, Colchester.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Brooks, Howard and Spencer, Patrick. 2008. Central Clinic, High Street, Colchester.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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