Monument record MCC8061 - Kidman's Dyke, Colchester

Summary

The ditch of this part of Kidman's Dyke Middle was visible as a shallow earthwork.

Location

Grid reference TL 9635 2318 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The ditch of this part of Kidmans Dyke was visible as a shallow earthwork. Planning consent was conditional on the site of the ditch being left as a public open space. Unfortanately, the contractors dumped large quantities of soil over the ditch obscuring it. A machine trench was dug into the top of the ditch fill, which was c.8m wide, under the supervision of Nick Smith to establish its position.<2>

AP.<3>

Note that MCC8544 is the same site/duplicate.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Crummy, P. 1992. Colchester Archaeological Report 6. Excavations at Culver Street, Gilberd School and other sites in Colchester. 5-78; p.868.
  • <3> AP: unknown. unknown. Gosbecks Roman Temple.
  • <4> Serial: Hawkes, Christopher, F. C. & Crummy, Philip. 1995. CAR 11: Camulodunum II. 11. p.121, No. 32.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 4 2016 3:33PM

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