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Short Description:
Ditch Deposit
Issued to
Joan Sutherland | 09/07/2014
153

Interpretation

    • Ditch deposit filled with loose, mid-greyish brown clayey sand with inclusions of animal bone, charcoal, flint nodules, pebbles, oyster shell, clay pipe stem, chalk nodules, vegetation and CBM including a roof tile dating between the 13th and 15th Century. Not fully excavated.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014
    • Animal bone with charcoal attached- possible butchery cooking site or rubbish area
      • Joan Sutherland
    • 11-7-2014

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Loose
  • Mid greyish brown
  • Clayey sand
  • Animal bone, charcoal, flint nodules, pebbles, CBM, oyster shell, clay pipe stem, chalk nodules, vegetation
  • Width 1.7m length 1.56m depth 0.05
  • Not fully excavated, north-south orientation, running diagonally across trench
  • Hand excavation

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 2458
Metal
Shell 6 27
Other (add to description)
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 2
Animal Bone 37 274
Glass 1 2 Sample 19
Copper Alloy Object 1 13
Ferrous Object 5 130
Pot 2 14 Late Medieval Transitional Ware LMTII ca.1400 - 1600 P402

Feature

  • Feature: LA_1005
    • Drainage ditch

Plan

  • Plan: LA_3
    • Multi-context plan of trench 10. Comprises of 3 sheets and drawn at 1:20
    • Raksha Dave
    • 20-7-2014

Samples

  • Sample: LA_19
    • Nathaniel Jackson
    • 11-7-2014

Objects

  • Find: LA_11
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    • Clay pipe stem
    • Ceramic
  • Find: LA_12
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    • Long, narrow metal (iron) object
    • Iron
  • Find: LA_13
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    • Green glaze potsherd
    • Ceramic

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