Monument record MCC8058 - Prettygate Dyke, King Harold Road, Colchester

Summary

A contractor's trench in King Harold Road, just to the south of Ambrose Avenue, cut through the Prettygate Dyke in 1977.

Location

Grid reference TL 9705 2402 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A contractor's trench in King Harold Road cut through the Prettygate Dyke. The profiles of two ditches were recorded by Dennis Gamble (Dept.of Eng. CBC). The ditches were about 2.5m deep, roughly V-shaped and about 19m apart.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1992. CAR 6: Excavations at Culver Street, the Gilberd School, and other sites in Colchester 1971-85. 6. p.834.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2016 10:44AM

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