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Short Description:
Chalk gravel upper fill of ditch
Issued to
Rick Barnett | 16/08/2017
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Interpretation

    • Compact upper fill of ditch, possibly placed to consolidate ground over soft ditch fills
      • Chris Casswell
    • 29-8-2017

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Firm
  • Greyish white
  • Chalk gravel with silty sand
  • 90% chalk pea-gravel and 10% angular flint
  • Length – 2.20m Width – 1.40m Depth – 0.10m
  • Surface appears convex in section
  • Trowel, hand shovel and mattock in dry and bright conditions

Finds

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Feature

  • Feature: ELM_301
    • Boundary ditch aligned east to west

Site Photos

  • Photo: ELM_176686
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    • Trench 3, pre-ex., looking south, 1m scales
  • Photo: ELM_176688
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    • Trench 3, pre-ex., looking north, 1m scales
  • Photo: ELM_176720
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    • East facing section of ditches [3003] and [3017] , looking west, 2m and 0.4m scales
  • Photo: ELM_176754
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    • Trench 3, post-ex., looking south, 1m scales
  • Photo: ELM_176758
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    • Trench 3, post-ex., looking north, 1m scales

Plan

  • Plan: ELM_3
    • Post-excavation plan of Trench 3
    • Paul Reed
    • 20-8-2017

Record Details

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  • Rick Barnett 16-8-2017
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