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Short Description:
Layer of upcast material from [11010] creating bank to south of ditch
Issued to
John Cooper | 10/07/2014
676

Interpretation

    • Upcast material from ditch 11010, creating bank to the south of ditch slumped on southern edge now overlaying top fill of ditch 11010 due to ploughing
      • James Earley
    • 19-7-2014
    • Layer of upcast material from ditch [11010] defined by firm-compact mixed mid-brownish grey to light greyish-brown silty clay. Inclusions of frequent charcoal flecks, chalk and CBM fragments dating to the medieval and post-medieval periods. Slumped on southern edge and now overlaying top fill of ditch [11010] due to ploughing.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • firm - compact
  • mixed mid brownish grey to light greyish brown
  • silty clay
  • freq. charcoal flecks, CBM and chalk frags.
  • 5.00+ x 4.00+ x 0.90
  • Upcast material from ditch 11010, creating bank to the south of ditch slumped on southern edge now overlaying top fill of ditch 11010, potentially due to ploughing.
  • Shovel mattock Warm dry

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Bone 29 443
Ceramic Building Material 7504 4 Bags
Ferrous Object 2 17
Lead Object 1 52
Shell 10 45
Ceramic Building Material 19 754 Glazed Ceramic
Shell 11 1 Sample 15
Bone 27 69 Sample 15

Feature

  • Feature: LA_1102
    • Large ditch and bank material

Samples

  • Sample: LA_15
    • Nathaniel Jackson
    • 11-7-2014

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