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Short Description:
Mid orangey brown soil with chalk inclusions at SW of trench
Issued to
Mark Pickard | 20/08/2019

Interpretation

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Compact
  • Mid orangey brown
  • Silty clay
  • Frequent chalk flecks
  • Thickness - 0.16m
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  • Mattocked in sunny conditions

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Stone 1 0 Flint - Naturally broken / unworked (0.2g). (Discarded). (Dr JT Hogue, February 2020). (Year 2019).
Animal Bone 1 4 Tooth. Sheep or goat (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 2 82 Tessera. 1 tessera, possibly granite (52g); 1 opus sectile inlay panel (100x50x10mm 30g). (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 49 777 Mixed assemblage. Brick/Tile (45pcs=229g), Flue tile (1pc=76g), Imbrex (2pcs=387g) - one with finger lines on upper face, tessera (1pc=15g). (P Mills, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Ferrous Object 2 14 (Year 2019)
Flint 1 6 Blade-like flake (6.3g). Complete. Mesolithic/Early Neolithic. A distinct stepped termination that likely results from the failure propagation of the flake removal. It is wide and has parallel margins, possibly indicating that the original intention was to remove a blade removal. (DR JT Hogue, February 2020).(Year 2019)
Other (add to description) 3 2 Charcoal (Year 2019)
Pot 14 95 A small group of Roman (late 2nd century wares including a colour-coated sherd, handmade sherds and a grey ware including the rim from a bowl. |(IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019)
Shell 18 77 Edible Oyster (Dr Hannah Russ, November 2019). (Year 2019)
Stone 2 13 Possibly burnt (Year 2019)
Pot 3 11 Sherds of glazed wares of medieval or post-medieval date. (IM Rowlandson, February 2020). (Year 2019).
Human bone 8 17 Complete right humerus and femur, partial left humerus and femur, basic occipital and left mandible from a neonate. There were no indications of pathological change. (Natasha Powers, January 2020) (Year 2019)

Feature

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Objects

  • Find: ELM_53
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    • Early to late Neolithic / early bronze age red coloured flint scraper tool
    • Flint
  • Find: ELM_56
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    • Fragment of decorated rouletted bodysherd pottery, fine colour coated fabric rouletted decoration.
    • Ceramic
  • Find: ELM_70
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    • Roman glass
    • Glass

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