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Short Description:
Topsoil Deposit
Issued to
James Earley | 09/07/2014
657

Interpretation

    • Topsoil of loose to moderate mid-brown to dark grey sandy silt with inclusions of moderate charcoal flakes, occasional small sub-angular and sub- rounded pebbles, CBM flecks and chalk fragments.
      • Raksha Dave
    • 19-7-2014

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose to moderate compaction
  • Mid-brown dark grey
  • sandy silt
  • charcoal flecks (moderate), small sub-angular and small sub-rounded pebbles (occasional), CBM flecks and chalk frags
  • length 19.46m x width 4.00m (maximum width) x depth 0.50m. Seen in the full extent of the trench see dimensions above.
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  • Partially machine excavated and excavated by hand with mattock, trowel, spade and shovel. Conditions: cloudy and overcast.

Finds

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Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_0041
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    • Trench 10 pre-ex; pointing NNW
  • Photo: LA_0045
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    • Trench 10 pre-ex cut and fill; pointing NNW
  • Photo: LA_0048
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    • Trench 10 pre-ex; pointing SSE

Objects

  • Find: LA_43
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    • Small copper alloy buckle
    • Copper
  • Find: LA_75
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    • Cu-alloy jetton
    • Copper

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