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Short Description:
Chalk and clay layer
Issued to
James Earley | 13/07/2014
685

Interpretation

    • Possible layer of packing for trackway/entrance
      • James Earley
    • 16-7-2014
    • Chalk and clay layer. Firm-plastic, light-brownish grey silty clay with very frequent chalk inclusions. Possible layer of packing for track way/entrance.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Firm - plastic
  • Light brownish grey
  • Silty clay with chalk
  • V. Freq. chalk
  • approx 8m in length 0.27m thick width of trench
  • Chalk layer at SW end of trench dated tot he mid-16th Century through the pottery finds. Possible layer of packing for trackway/entrance.
  • Dry, warm trowel mattock shovel

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone
Ceramic Building Material
Ferrous Object 1 54 Small Find 19
Pot 1 7 Glazed Red Earthenware - 16th - 19th Century but most likely mid 16th P425
Copper Alloy Object 1 3 Small Find 20

Feature

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Samples

  • Sample: LA_32
    • Chris Brown
    • 15-7-2014

Objects

  • Find: LA_19
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    • Socketed tool
    • Iron
  • Find: LA_20
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    • Cu alloy buckle fastening
    • Copper

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