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Short Description:
Chalky rubble spread
Issued to
Richard Barnsley | 20/08/2019
445

Interpretation

  • No Interpretations

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Indurated
  • Mid greyish brown
  • 50% limestone fragments/50% sandy silt
  • 50% angular limestone fragments (up to 20mm), 1% mortar fragments, <1% charcoal flecks
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  • Mattock and trowel

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Stone 30 141 Flint - naturally broken / unworked (140.6g). (Discarded). (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Animal Bone 2 7 Small ungulate. (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 2 265 Floor tiles. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 1 826 Tile. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 1 8 Tessera. L=28mm, W=26mm (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019))
Ceramic Building Material 1 28 Tessera. L=32mm, W=26mm, T=21mm (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 3 52 Tesserae. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 48 477 Brick/Tile (46pcs = 328g), Imbrex (2pcs = 149g). (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ferrous Object 3 24 (Year 2019)
Flint 1 1 Flake. Complete. (1.4g). Mode of percussion = Hard Hammer. (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Other (add to description) 1 4 Fossil - Gryphaea (Year 2019)
Other (add to description) 1 6 (Year 2019)
Pot 4 4 Pre Roman. Body sherds of calcite-gritted fabric - Iron Age/Roman Age. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Pot 2 5 Roman. Body sherds of Eboracum ware 1. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Pot 1 5 Sherd of Iron Age tradition quartz sand-gritted handmade ware. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Shell 5 54 Edible Oyster (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019) (Year 2019)
Shell 2 3 1 Land snail, 1 unidentified (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019) (Year 2019)
Stone 1 6 Flint - burnt unworked flint (5.9g). (Discarded). (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: ELM_190066
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    • SF 57, bone hair pin
  • Photo: ELM_190071
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    • Mid-ex photo of stone layer below compacted chalk layer

Objects

  • Find: ELM_50
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    • Mesolithic/ early Neolithic endscraper on blade
    • Flint
  • Find: ELM_51
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    • Nail
    • Iron
  • Find: ELM_57
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    • A decorated incomplete Roman bone pin
    • Bone
  • Find: ELM_65
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    • Iron nail
    • Iron
  • Find: ELM_66
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    • Iron nail, possibly Roman.
    • Iron
  • Find: ELM_67
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    • Iron nail
    • Iron

Record Details

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