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Short Description:
Subsoil
Issued to
Edwin Lambert | 15/07/2015
803

Interpretation

    • Re-deposited layer of rubbish
      • Nigel Steel
    • 5-8-2015

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose
  • Greyish brown
  • Sandy silt
  • Chalk, flint, cbm
  • Length - 3.00m Width - 3.00m Depth - 0.17m
  • Big brick alone in the middle of the trench. Same kind that the ones making part of wall LA_20005. Concentration of rounded flints on the West of the trench. Find of a decorated piece of pottery on the bottom of the layer. Possibly 16th Century imported from Germany. Pottery assemblage includes 1pcLMTI (P401) - ca 1400 - 1600, 3 pcs Raeren/Aachen Stoneware (P405) - late 15th - mid 16th C., 4 pcs Frechen/Cologne Stoneware (P407) - mid 16th - 17th C., 1 pc Staffordshire Slipware (P428) - mid 17th - 18th C. & 5pcs Miscellaneous 19th - 20th C. modern wares
  • Mattock and trowel / cloudy with showers

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 98 6687 Bag 1
Animal Bone 1 2 fishbone
Ferrous Object 45 534
Glass 49 203
Other (add to description) 15 144 charcoal
Animal Bone 76 526
Other (add to description) 1 1308 concrete
Lead Object 1 25
Other (add to description) 4 18 coal
Slag 6 123
Pot 15 75 MOD
Flint 5 50
Shell 10 32
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 3
Ceramic Building Material 83 2971 Bag 2
Other (add to description) 1 5 unknown metal obj. poss. button?

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: 150292_1
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    • Trench 20 Mid-excavation, showing first emergence of wall (20005)

Plan

  • Plan: LA_13
    • Pre-ex plan trench 20
    • Ben Swain
    • 17-7-2015

Samples

  • Sample: LA_51
    • Nigel Steel
    • 18-7-2015

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