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Short Description:
Topsoil
Issued to
Aaliyah Maynard | 21/08/2019
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Interpretation

    • Topsoil/ploughsoil
      • Alan Foster
    • 21-8-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose
  • Mid greyish brown
  • Sandy silt
  • Occasional small rounded pebbles, rare flecks of chalk
  • Thickness - 0.38m
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  • Machine in sunny conditions

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 1 616 Modern brick & mortar. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 3 44 Tesserae. (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 24 741 Mixed assemblage. Brick/Tile (19pcs=195g), Brick (1pc=408g), Imbrex (3pcs=90g), Tegula (1pc=48g). (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ferrous Object 9 75 8 nails and 1 unidentified (Year 2019)
Flint 1 5 Primary flake. Complete. (5.1g). Early Neolithic to Late bronze Age / Iron Age. Mode of percussion = Hard hammer. Made on boulder flint/ glacial derived raw material. (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Lead Object 2 20 (Year 2019)
Other (add to description) 7 33 Chalk - sample of floor surface. Tesserae (L=25mm, W=20mm). (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Pot 1 10 Base; modern stone ware. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Pot 1 2 Samian pot sherd. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Pot 4 6 3 body sherds of miscellaneous grey wares (5g). 1 body sherd scrap of calcite-gritted fabric (1g). Roman. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Shell 2 1 Edible Oyster (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 1 8 Tessera. Basalt/lava. (P Mills, February 2020).(Year 2019)

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Site Photos

  • Photo: ELM_190008
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    • Pre ex, trench 10, looking NE
  • Photo: ELM_190013
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    • Pre ex, trench 8, looking SW
  • Photo: ELM_190019
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    • Pre ex, trench 8, looking NE
  • Photo: ELM_190286
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    • Post-ex of trench 8, 1m scale, facing NE
  • Photo: ELM_190289
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    • Post-ex of trench 8, 1m scale, facing SW

Objects

  • Find: ELM_61
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    • Roman copper alloy coin with a suggested date of 300 to 410 AD.
    • Copper Alloy
  • Find: ELM_62
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    • Late Iron age or Roman (100BC-100 AD) copper alloy dumbell toggle
    • Copper Alloy
  • Find: ELM_63
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    • Mesolithic / early Neolithic flint blade-like flake

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