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Short Description:
Cleaning layer in south end of trench 10
Issued to
Roger Thomas | 22/08/2019
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Interpretation

    • Layer of soil underneath topsoil which appears to have some archaeology cut into it and some underneath
      • Elizabeth Hallam
    • 23-8-2019

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Moderately firm when moist, quickly changes to very firm as it dries
  • Mid yellowish brown
  • Sandy/silty clay
  • Approx 5% inclusions made up of stones very small punt of flint
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  • Ranged from showers to sunshine however mostly dry during excavation. Trowel and mattock

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Stone 6 31 Flint - naturally broken / unworked. (Discarded). (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 2 12 Oxidised formless fragments. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Animal Bone 1 8 Burnt. unidentified large mammal. (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019). (Year 2019)
Animal Bone 6 12 Teeth. Pig. (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 4 72 Tesserae. 1pc - white marble (27g). (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 9 205 Brick/tile (6pcs=26g), Flat tile (1pc=100g), Imbrex (2pcs=79g), (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ferrous Object 2 12 (Year 2019)
Flint 1 1 Flake (0.9g) (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Other (add to description) 1 3 Modern laminate flooring (Year 2019)
Pot 2 6 Modern glazed black ware. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Pot 11 96 A small group including Roman grey ware jar with an everted rim.(IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)

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