Monument record MCC8214 - Colchester-Shrub End Gravel Pits

Summary

Ditch of Heath Farm Dyke had been visible for many a year in the side of Shrub End Gravel Pit but now obscured.

Location

Grid reference TL 962 230 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE
Civil Parish STANWAY, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ditch of Heath Farm Dyke had been visible for many a year in the side of Shrub End Gravel Pit but now obscured. In 1974 the ditch was cleared and photographed. It was V-shaped 2.4m deep and 7.8m wide. The backfill was sand and gravel overlying sandy loam of about 0.4m deep.<2>

AP<4>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: unknown. unknown. Catalogue of Excavations and Observations. no.73.
  • <3> EXCAV REPORT: Crummy, P and Hawkes, CFC. unknown. Colchester Archaeol Rep. No 11, forthcoming.
  • <4> AP: unknown. unknown. Gosbecks Roman Temple.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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