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Short Description:
Mottled back fill llayer
Issued to
Matthew Juddery | 12/07/2014
530

Interpretation

    • Back fill
      • Matthew Juddery
    • 12-7-2014
    • Firm mid brown-yellow mottled layer with chalk fleck inclusions. Fragments of Medieval ceramic tile were recovered from this layer.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014
    • Some CBM fragments from this context are mortared (most likely the earlier tiles), suggesting they may have been broken and re-sued in the abbey's reconstruction in the mid to late fourteenth century (Rebekah Pressler, CBM Report)
      • Rita Baker
    • 30-10-2015

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Firm
  • Mid brown-yellow
  • Firm
  • Chalk flecks
  • 3.00+ x 3.00+ x 0.42
  • Intrusion of wooden post with concrete base observed in NW corner of trench. Pottery: 1 piece of Late Hedingham type ware (P327) - ca mid 14th to mid 15th Century, 1 peice of Surrey Whiteware (P356) - mid 13th to mid 15th Century, 19 pieces of Late Medieval Transitional Ware LMTII(P402) - ca. 1400 - 1600, 5 pieces of Langerwehe Stoneware (P404) - Late 14th to late 15th Century, 6 pieces of Raeren/Aachen Stoneware (P405) - Late 15th - mid 16th Century and 3 pieces of Low Countries Redware (P406) - 15th - 17th Century
  • Hand dug with mattock and trowel. Sieved.

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 24636
Bone 1175 2 Bags
Pot 35 385 3 Bags, L15thC P327, P356, P402, P404, P405, P406
Ferrous Object 7 66 2 Bags
Lead Object 1 3
Metal 7 169 2 Bags
Glass 3 5
Other (add to description) 14 1647 Glazed Ceramic
Shell 77 274
Flint 1 2 Flint Flake

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_0266
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    • Trench 9 subsoil; pointing N
  • Photo: LA_0301
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    • Trench 9 mid-ex; pointing W

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