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Short Description:
Minsmere's western spoil heap
Issued to
Ben Bazeley | 28/07/2015
1383

Interpretation

    • westernmost spoil heap at moinsmere, mostly filled with the demolition from the destruction of the gable ends of the chapel, however some metal relating to the use of the pillbox within the chapel confines
      • Ben Bazeley
    • 28-7-2015

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Description

  • loosely compacted
  • mid brown grey, with elements of light orangey yellow (mortar)
  • sandy silt
  • CBM, Cobbles, Mortar
  • N/A
  • This was a large spoil heap from the 2nd world war
  • mostly rain

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 12 4252
Metal 10 115 Shell casings
Pot 3 40
Other (add to description) 5 196 all sorts of stuff
Ferrous Object 4 1512
Ceramic Building Material 4 4650 Bag 2
Ceramic Building Material 8 4643 Bag 3
Ceramic Building Material 6 4529 Bag 4
Ceramic Building Material 5 2053 Bag 5
Shell 6 56
Ferrous Object 24 588 Bag 2
Lead Object 1 64
Animal Bone 6 14

Feature

  • Feature: LA_2400
    • Westernmost spoil heap

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