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Short Description:
Floor make-up layer
Issued to
Raksha Dave | 27/07/2015
1428

Interpretation

    • Internal floor make-up layer for the refectory. Due to the depth this is probably a levelling layer for the cellar floor. Truncated in the south east corner by cut [14004].
      • Raksha Dave
    • 27-7-2015

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Moderate to firm
  • Mid grey Brown mottled with white
  • Clay silt with chalk fragments and flint cobbles and pebbles.
  • Moderate Charcoal, small sub-rounded and sub angular pebbles.
  • Length - 2.00m Width - 2.50m Depth - 0.12m
  • Partially excavated in sondage: Length - 2.00m, Width 0.80m on east side of trench 14. Pottery: 1 piece of Midlands Blackware (P411) mid 16th - 17th Century and 1 piece of Glazed Red Earthenware (P425) 15th - 17th Century
  • Overcast and cloudy Mattock, trowel, shovel and spade

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 11 448
Animal Bone 8 104
Shell 7 6
Slag 4 81
Pot 2 10 M16th C. - P411 & P 425
Flint 4 16
Other (add to description) 1 4 charcoal
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 4

Feature

  • Feature: LA_1402
    • Refectory structure

Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_150437
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    • Trench 14 - Mid-Excavation: made up floor layer
  • Photo: LA_150438
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    • Trench 14 - Mid-Excavation: made up floor layer
  • Photo: LA_150439
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    • Trench 14 - Mid-Excavation: made up floor layer

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