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Short Description:
Topsoil - trench 10
Issued to
Bill Balding | 22/08/2019
599

Interpretation

    • Topsoil
      • Bill Balding
    • 25-8-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose
  • Mid greyish brown
  • Sandy silt
  • Occasional stone
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  • Machine

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 4 6 Unidentified mammals (large = 1, medium = 3). (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 18 292 Tesserae, variuos fabric types. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 38 767 Mixed assemblage. Brick (2pcs=261g), Flat tile (4pcs=247g), Tegula (1pc=82g), Brick/tile (31pcs=162g), Tile (1pc=15g, glazed). (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ferrous Object 4 17 (Year 2019)
Flint 4 27 1 flake (10.3g). Late neolithic/early to late Bronze age/ Iron age. missing striking platform. multidircectional scars and recovered hinge termination consistent with flint work strategies. 1 flake (4.7g). late neolithic/ early to late bronze age / iron age. 1 flake (8.9g). 1 thumbnail scraper (3.5g). Complete. Late neolitihic/early bronze age. Crudely made on a small flake, missing butt. Retouched by short alternating semi-abrupt / abrupt around most of its perimeter. It has an irregular to convex outline (26.7 x 26.1 x 5.4mm) (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Lead Object 1 9 (Year 2019)
Other (add to description) 2 9 Charcoal (Year 2019)
Pot 43 356 A medium sized group including a small sherd of decorated samian, sherds from a handmade calcite-gritted jar and grey ware including sherds from necked jars. Roman AD120-200. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Shell 1 20 Edible Oyster (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019). (Year 2019)
Slag 2 29 (Year 2019)
Stone 4 7 Flint - naturally broken / unworked. (Discarded). (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: ELM_190011
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    • Pre ex, trench 10, looking SW
  • Photo: ELM_190564
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    • Post-ex of trench 10, 1m scale, NE facing
  • Photo: ELM_190565
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    • Post-ex of trench 10, 1m scale, SW facing

Objects

  • Find: ELM_54
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    • Base of Roman jar with thumbprint
    • Ceramic

Record Details

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