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Short Description:
Topsoil Deposit
Issued to
Raksha Dave | 01/07/2013
110

Interpretation

    • Mid grey-brown sandy silt with occasional small sub-rounded/sub-angular stones. Flecks of charcoal, undiagnostic roof tile and metal fragments from recent farming debris.
      • Brendon Wilkins
    • 1-7-2013

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Soft/Moderate
  • Mid Grey Brown
  • Sandy Silt
  • Sub-Angular to Sub-rounded pebbles
  • width - 6.70, length - 11.70, depth - 0.24
  • Topography undulating - difficult to machine - and adjacent logistical constraints due to adjacent power lines.
  • Topsoil stripped by machine under constant archaeological supervision.

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ferrous Object
Ceramic Building Material
Flint 1 blade like flake, broken

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_0084
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    • Trench 1 pre-ex exposing previous season's trench; pointing WSW
  • Photo: LA_0085
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    • Trench 1 pre-ex; pointing ENE
  • Photo: LA_0086
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    • Trench 1 pre-ex cuts and fill; pointing ESE
  • Photo: LA_0087
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    • Trench 1 pre-ex cuts and fill; pointing WNW

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