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Short Description:
Fill of ditch [4005] below ash fill (4026)
Issued to
Nick Borman | 16/08/2018
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Interpretation

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Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Firm
  • Mid reddish- brown
  • Silty sand
  • Frequent subangular and angular small chalk round stones
  • Length - 2.0m Width - 1.40m Depth - 0.20m
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  • Hand/Sunny

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Stone 1 1 Flint - Naturally broken/unmodified material (0.5g) (Discarded) (Dr JT Hogue December 2018)
Shell 3 51 Oyster
Animal Bone 18 116 Left cattle calcanium with evidence of canid gnawing. Cut- and chop-marks resulting from butchery. (Dr Hannah Russ, January 2019)
Pot 49 341 Roman. A fresh medium sized group with 7 sherds of the carinated bowl from context 4004. Also present were sherds from a very large dish in a burnished oxidised fabric (York form DD4), a handmade bowl possible mimicking carinated legionary bowls and a fragment from a small flagon with a pulley-wheel rim (York form FP). AD100-150. (IM Rowlandson and HG Fiske, January 2019)
Pot 4 39 Samian Ware. 3 further rim sherds from the samian form 37 bowl in context 4004 (undifferentiated source) and a sherd from the form 27 cup in context 4004 (South Gaulish). AD100-150. (IM Rowlandson and HG Fiske. January 2019)
Animal Bone 1 3 Burnt. Unidentified longbone fragment with evidence of burning. (DR Hannah Russ, January 2019)
Stone
Daub 5 48
Animal Bone 1 9 Teeth. Sheep/goat left mandible (Dr Hannah Russ, January 2019)
Animal Bone 1 13 Sheep,goat fragment of right mandible (Dr Hannah Russ, January 2019)
Pot 3 68 Prehistoric
Shell 6 84 Oyster. Edible Oyster (Ostrea edulis) MNI = 3. (Dr Hannah Russ, January 2019)
Stone

Feature

  • Feature: ELM_401
    • East to west ditch across southern end of Trench 4

Record Details

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  • Nick Borman 16-8-2018
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