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Short Description:
Mid brown fill of ditch below (3004)
Issued to
Rick Barnett | 16/08/2017
45

Interpretation

    • Fill of boundary ditch
      • Chris Casswell
    • 29-8-2017

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Firm
  • Mid brown
  • Clayey silt
  • Occasional chalk, flint, degraded ceramic and coal
  • Length – 2.00m Width – 2.80m Thickness – 0.10m
  • Upper fill of ditch - slightly lighter with more inclusions than lower fill (3007) There were some Finds (ceramic and bone), but less than in the lower fill (3007)
  • Dry and bright conditions. Method - mattock

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 3 528
Shell 4 16
Ferrous Object 4 21
Animal Bone 43 365
Pot 53 607 Beverley 1 ware (2) E/MC12th-EC13th; Buff Sandy ware (2) LC11th-LC13th; Chalk-tempered Sandy ware (2) LC11th-EC13th?; Humberware (1) LC13th-c15th; Oxidised Gritty ware (1) LC11-LC13th; Reduced Chalky ware (6 = 2 body sherds from same hollow ware vessel, 4 sherds from 4 different hollow ware vessels) LC11th-E/MC12th; Staxton/Potter-Brompton (33 = 3 sherds from the rim of a possible bowl, rest all individual sherds from different items) E/MC13th-EC14th; Staxton/Potter-Brompton type (6 = 2 sherds of base from the same hollow ware vessel, 4 different sherds from different vessels) E/MC13th-EC14th; Yorkshire Gritty ware (2) MC11th-C13th. (Dr CG Cumberpatch, September 2017)
Pot 34 341 Beverley 1 ware (11 = 3 body sherds from same hollow ware vessel, rest different sherds from different vessels) E/MC12th-EC13th; Beverley 2 ware (2) EC13th-EC14th; Beverley type ware (2) C12th-C13th; Coarse Sandy ware (1) Medieval; Staxton/Potter-Brompton (13 = 2 rim sherds from same bowl, rest different sherds from different vessels) E/MC13th-EC14th; Staxton/Potter-Brompton type (1) E/MC13th-EC14th; York Glazed ware (3 - all body sherds from same hollow ware vessel) M/LC12th-M?LC13th; Yorkshire Gritty ware (1) MC11th-E/MC13th. (Dr CG Cumberpatch, September 2017)
Ceramic Building Material 5 921
Slag 1 38
Ferrous Object 3 12
Other (add to description) 1 1
Animal Bone 9 85
Shell 2 18 "Check on bag whether 3006 or 3011"

Feature

  • Feature: ELM_301
    • Boundary ditch aligned east to west

Site Photos

  • 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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