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Short Description:
Spread of material from ploughing in eastern end of trench 4, overlying [4209]
Issued to
Philippa Wray | 17/08/2021
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Interpretation

    • This layer likely represents a spread of material caused by medieval ploughing that overlay the top of possible pit/post hole [4209]
      • Ben Swain
    • 16-11-2021

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Moderately compact
  • Mid grey brown
  • Sandy clay
  • Occasional (20%) angular limestone rubble chunks, very occasional gravel and limestone flecks
  • L: 1.70m W: 1.10m Thickness: 0.17m
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  • Hand ex with trowels and mattocks on overcast day

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Shell 2 18 Oyster. (Year 2021)
Bone 25 90 Includes some teeth. (Year 2021)
Flint 1 2 (Year 2021)
Stone 1 2 Quartz. (Year 2021)
Ferrous Object 3 10 (Year 2021)
Ceramic Building Material 9 74 (Year 2021)
Pot 53 370 (Year 2021)

Feature

  • No records attached.

Plan

  • Plan: ELM_11
    • Post ex plan of Trench 4, new area exposed in 2021. 1:50. ELM21 plan sheet no. 1 and 2
    • Freya Leaf
    • 22-8-2021

Record Details

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  • Philippa Wray 17-8-2021
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