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Short Description:
Drainage ditch cut
Issued to
Anna Roik | 16/07/2014
266

Interpretation

    • Drainage ditch (water flow control) related to the upslope fish pond, running under and across a raised area in the pasture.
      • Anna Roik
    • 16-7-2014
    • Rectangular ditch cut with no corners, a gradual break of slope at the top with a sharp break of slope to a blunt base. Oriented NE to SW.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Rectangular
  • Straight
  • 0.67 width x 4.20+ length x 0.75m depth
  • Gradual
  • NE to SW
  • Gradual to steep
  • Sharp
  • Blunt
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  • No.
  • Bottom is chalky to golden yellow sandy clay; steeper part of the sides mid-yellowish brown clay; gradual part of sides blackish grey.

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone
Ceramic Building Material
Clay Tobacco Pipe
Ferrous Object
Flint
Metal

Feature

  • Feature: LA_1005
    • Drainage ditch

Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_0403
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    • Trench 10 ditch; pointing NE
  • Photo: LA_0404
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    • Trench 10 ditch; pointing N

Plan

  • Plan: LA_3
    • Multi-context plan of trench 10. Comprises of 3 sheets and drawn at 1:20
    • Raksha Dave
    • 20-7-2014

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