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Short Description:
Possible wall (probably robbed out) on North edge of trench
Issued to
David Wallace | 26/08/2020
705

Interpretation

    • This fill contained regular chunks of unfaced angular stone, indicating this was the rubble core of a wall that had been backfilled into the robber trench itself.
      • Ben Swain
    • 29-9-2020

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Moderately firm
  • Dark yellowish brown
  • Silty clay
  • Regular medium to large chunks of chalk/limestone
  • Length- 3.40m Width - 0.70m Thickness - 0.20m
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  • Trowel/wet

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ferrous Object 1 4 Nail shank (Year 2020)
Flint 2 4 (Year 2020)
Animal Bone 2 1 (Year 2020)
Other (add to description) 1 14 Fossil - Gryphaea. Discarded. (Year 2020)
Pot 6 78 Iron Age. 2 rims, 1 small base piece, 3 body sherds. (Year 2020)
Pot 4 30 Roman. 2 blackware pot rims, 2 pieces matt grey/green slip/glaze - can be joined together. (Year 2020)
Pot 5 20 Miscellaneous body sherds, 1 piece with possible raised decoration. (Year 2020)
Ceramic Building Material 1 24 (Year 2020)

Feature

  • Feature: ELM_428
    • Linear robber cut

Site Photos

  • Photo: ELM_200450
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    • Pre ex east Facing shot of robbed wall 4078
  • Photo: ELM_200451
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    • Pre ex east Facing shot of rubble spread 4078
  • Photo: ELM_200482
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    • East facing post ex shot of robbed wall 4078
  • Photo: ELM_200483
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    • East facing post ex shot of robbed wall 4078. Wider shot
  • Photo: ELM_200910
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    • Post ex photo of trench 4 central

Plan

  • Plan: ELM_9
    • Pre ex sketch plan of 2020 excavation of trench 4 Center
    • David Wallace
    • 27-8-2020

Record Details

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  • David Wallace 26-8-2020
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