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Short Description:
Raised layer below topsoil, on the NW end of trench 4
Issued to
Monty Blagg | 19/08/2018
289

Interpretation

  • No Interpretations

Sketch Photo

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Description

  • Firm
  • Mid-reddish-brown
  • Silty clay
  • 5% sub angular stones poorly sorted
  • Length: 8.80 Width: 4.31 Depth: 0.09
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  • Mattocks/sunny

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Pot 61 293 Roman. A medium sized group including a ring-necked flagon in an oxidised fabric, sherds with 'nodular' or 'star' rustication, a sherd from a grey ware necked jar and handmade rock-gritted sherds. Late 1st to early 2nd century AD. (IM Rowlandson and HG Fiske, January 2019)
Pot 21 22 Prehistoric
Animal Bone 5 15 Right metacarpal form sheep/goat. Unidentified genus of bird; medium-sized but smaller than a domestic fowl. (Dr Hannah Russ, January 2019)
Other (add to description) 2 6 Charcoal
Flint 7 11 6 flakes (15.1g; 3 complete, 1 edge damage, 1 patinated). 1 retouched fragment (3g); A partial fragment retaining a section of abrupt retouch forming a convex delineation at the left margin. It may have been part of a scraper. Made on grey flint with speckled inclusions (>25.0 x > 24.0 x >3.8mm) (Dr JT Hogue December 2018)

Feature

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Objects

  • Find: ELM_49
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    • Glass fragment likely to be from a bowl or globular or cylindrical urn or similar vessel with a probable Roman date
    • Glass

Record Details

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  • Monty Blagg 19-8-2018
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