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Short Description:
Fill of Gully [11005]
Issued to
Rita Baker | 10/07/2014
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Interpretation

    • Fill of gully [11005]
      • James Earley
      • Rita Baker
    • 19-7-2014
    • Fill of gully [11005]. Filled with firm-plastic mid-dark brownish grey sandy clay. Inclusions include occasional small pieces of charcoal, lots of variously sized flint and occasional small chalk pieces. Roof and floor tile fragments (including SF3) recovered from this fill were dated to the 13th – 15th Centuries.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • firm - plastic
  • Mid - dark Brownish grey
  • Sandy clay
  • Occasional Small pieces of charcoal, lots of various sized flint and the occasional small chalk piece
  • Single fill
  • In addition in the fill we found lots of various sized brick & tile, one lead shot as well as one item that looked similar to a tesserae.
  • Troweling in windy & dry but overcast conditions & final stages/cleaning after overnight rain

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Bone 5 34
Ceramic Building Material 3221 2 Bags
Ferrous Object 2 8
Lead Object 1 15 Small Find 2
Ceramic Building Material 1 86 Glazed Ceramic Sample 3
Ceramic Building Material

Feature

  • Feature: LA_1101
    • NE - SW running gully. Terminates at SW end.

Samples

  • Sample: LA_18
    • Mike Johnson
    • 11-7-2014

Objects

  • Find: LA_2
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    • Pb poss. Musket ball
    • Lead
  • Find: LA_3
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    • Decorated floor tile
    • Ceramic

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