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Short Description:
Upper stoney fill of ditch in north of trench
Issued to
Nat Jackson | 14/08/2021
1230

Interpretation

    • Upper fill of ditch consisting of chalk/limestone angular chunks possibly used as a drainage aid for the ditch or an intentional backfill to finally fill in or level off the ditch
      • Ben Swain
    • 17-8-2021

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Very compact
  • Lighy greyish brown
  • Silt
  • 70-80% medium to large angular chalk/limestone inclusions
  • Within slot: Length - 1.10m Width - 1.80m Thickness - 0.15m
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  • Hand ex/dry

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ferrous Object 2 4 (Year 2021)
Other (add to description) 3 25 Industrial Waste (Year 2021)
Pot 4 22 Some decorated (Year 2021)
Flint 6 12 (Year 2021)
Ceramic Building Material 1 2 (Year 2021)
Daub 6 151 (Year 2021)
Animal Bone 13 245 Includes some teeth. (Year 2021)

Feature

  • Feature: ELM_457
    • NE-SW aligned ditch running through northern area of trench 4

Objects

  • Find: ELM_139
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    • FE object found by Sarah Bradley

Record Details

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  • Nat Jackson 14-8-2021
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