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Short Description:
Chalky rubble
Issued to
Philippa Wray | 21/08/2019
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Interpretation

    • Post-abandonment rubble from building, possibly from demolition
      • Michael Kitson
    • 21-8-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Indurated
  • Mid brown
  • Sandy silt
  • 40% angular limestone fragments (up to 20mm in maximum dimensions), 1% charcoal flecks, 1% mica-rich sandstone fragments, possible roof tiles
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  • Mattock and trowel

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 39 850 Mixed assemblage. Brick/Tile (29pcs=196g), Imbrex (8pcs=426g), Tegula (2pcs=228g). (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Flint 1 1 Primary removal flake (1.0g). (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Pot 1 4 Pre Roman. Body sherd of calcite-gritted fabric. Iron Age/Roman Age. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Stone 5 447 Floor tile. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Other (add to description) 6 65 Chalk - sample of floor surface. Identified as tesserae (L=30mm, W=31mm) (P Mills, February 2020).(Year 2019)
Pot 2 8 Body sherds of miscellaneous grey ware. Roman. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Shell 1 1 Land Snail (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019) (Year 2019)
Stone 1 54 With possible adhered terracotta. Fllor tile with ceramic splash. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 3 26 Tesserae. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019).

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: ELM_190036
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    • Post-excavation photo of 7004, looking south

Objects

  • Find: ELM_52
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    • Iron nail
    • Iron

Record Details

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