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Short Description:
Subsoil
Issued to
Jules Hynam | 25/07/2015
1424

Interpretation

    • Subsoil layer containing a concentration of CBM rubble and charcoal , some sort of small rubbish deposit
      • Anna Van Nostrand
    • 25-7-2015

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • loose
  • mid orange brown
  • sandy clay
  • Chalk, CBM, Charcoal
  • 4.83m x 2m
  • Concentration of rubble concentrated on the western side of the layer and particularly in the south end of the trench. Pottery consists of 1 piece of Late Medieval Transitional Ware LMTIII (P403) - ca 1400 - 1600 and 1 piece of Langerwehe Stoneware (P404) - late 14th - late 15th Century
  • Excavated by hand, conditions wet and windy

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 56 2151
Shell 4 13 Oyster
Animal Bone 6 70
Ferrous Object 1 7
Other (add to description) 1 5 Coal?

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_150441
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    • Trench 15 - Mid-Excavation
  • Photo: LA_150442
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    • Trench 15 - Mid-Excavation

Objects

  • Find: LA_114
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    • Jug handle
    • Ceramic
  • Find: LA_115
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    • Pot rim glazed on inside
    • Ceramic

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