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Short Description:
Topsoil
Issued to
Anna Van Nostrand | 25/07/2015
1425

Interpretation

    • Topsoil layer, mixed finds
      • Anna Van Nostrand
    • 25-7-2015

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Description

  • medium
  • grey brown
  • sandy clay
  • chalk, charcoal, CBM. roots throughout due to presence of adjacent hedge.
  • length - 4.83m width - 2.00m Depth - 0.00-0.22m
  • Vegetation needed to be removed in advance of excavating this trench as it was flush up against the boundary of the site. Pottery: 1 piece of Raeren/Aachen Stoneware (P406), 5 pieces of Glazed Red Earthenware (P425) - 16th - 19th Century and 4 pieces of Miscellaneous 19th - 20th Century ware (P1000)
  • Excavated by hand, wet and windy conditions

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 6 58
Ceramic Building Material 39 1124
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 4
Pot 14 178 mostly modern, P 405, P425, P1000
Glass 1 14
Other (add to description) 15 58 Coal?
Slag 2 239
Ferrous Object 12 66
Lead Object 1 27
Metal 1 1 top of a needle
Flint 13 68
Shell 7 54

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