Thesaurus Term/Concept: RESCUE EXCAVATION

Identifier 145157
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note Controlled investigation, recording and removal of archaeological deposits under threat of destruction from building development. A pre PPG 16 activity, usually under strict time constraints.

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Context Record
Event Type ECC3968 Archaeological investigations at 2-3 Priory Street, Colchester, 2017 (Event - Intervention)
Event Type ECC3097 Archaeological monitoring of an Anglian Water pipeline to the south-east of Mount Bures, 1986 (Archaeological Intervention)
Event Type ECC3849 Rescue excavation in advance of a water pipeline, Brookhouse Road, Great Tey, 1998 (Event - Intervention)
Event Type ECC3864 Rescue excavations and monitoring in advance of a water pipeline, Cressing to Great Horkesley Anglian Water trunk main, 1998 (Event - Intervention)