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Short Description:
Lower ditch fill
Issued to
Chris Brown | 18/08/2017
46

Interpretation

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

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Soft
  • Dark greyish-brown
  • Clayey silt
  • 1% - mainly coal & stone
  • Length – 2.00m Width – 2.20m Thicnkess – 0.21m
  • Frequent finds include bones & ceramics
  • Method - trowel Conditions - bright

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Pot 44 557 Beverley 1 ware (4) E/MC12th-EC13th; Oxidised Gritty ware (1) LC11th-C13th; Reduced Chalky ware (1) LC11th-E/MC12th; Splash-glazed Sandy ware (1) LC11th-C13th; Staxton/Potter-Brompton (39 = 3 rim and shoulder sherds from same jar, 2 body sherds from another hollow ware vessel, 2 body sherds from a further hollow ware vessel, a further two base sherds from a different hollow ware vessel, 2 body sherds from a different hollow ware vessel, remainder all single sherds from different vessels) E/MC13th-EC14th; Staxton/Potter-Brompton type (1) E/MC13th-EC14th. (Dr CG Cumberpatch, September 2017)
Animal Bone 59 349 Bone and tooth

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

Samples

  • Sample: ELM_3
    • Maiya Pina-Dacier
    • 20-8-2017

Record Details

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