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Short Description:
Fill of ditch running north-south
Issued to
Hannah O'Toole | 18/08/2017
15

Interpretation

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

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Soft
  • Light yellowish brown
  • Sandy clayey silt
  • 5% stone sub angular and sub rounded pebbles, including sandstone and flint
  • Length – 1.70m Width – 0.80m Thickness – 0.28m
  • Contained several pottery shards, including rim shreds, and also animal bones and oyster shell
  • Matock trowel bright and dry

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Pot 13 158 Calcite-tempered Sandy ware (1) LC11th-EC13th?; Chalk-tempered Sandy ware (5 = 2 rim sherds from same jar, 3 other rim sherds from different jars) LC11th-EC13th?; Fine Buff Sandy ware (1) Medieval; Reduced Chalky ware (1) LC11th-E/MC12th; Staxton/Potter-Brompton (2 = body sherds from same hollow ware vessel) E/MC13th-EC14th; Torksey-type ware (1) LC9th-E/MC11th; Oxidised Sandy ware (2 rim sherds from same jar) Medieval; Yorshire gritty ware (2 rim sherds from same jar) MC11th-E/MC13th. (Dr CG Cumberpatch, September 2017)
Animal Bone 28 194 Bone, tooth and hoof

Feature

  • Feature: ELM_305
    • Ditch aligned north to south

Site Photos

  • 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
  • Photo: ELM_176760
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    • South facing section of ditch [3011], looking north, 1m scale

Plan

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

Samples

  • Sample: ELM_4
    • Rosie O'Toole
    • 18-8-2017

Record Details

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