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Short Description:
Subsoil
Issued to
Jules Hynam | 15/07/2015
746

Interpretation

    • Light orange brown subsoil. Dry, crumbly texture. Approx 0.1m deep across trench.
      • Joan Sutherland
    • 17-7-2015

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose crumbly soil.
  • Light orange brown
  • Course sand.
  • Occasional flint, CBM, stone
  • Length - 9.70 m Width - 1.96 m Depth - 0.13m - 23m
  • Subsoil immediately below roots of wheat Pottery assembly consists of: 1 piece of Langerwehe Stoneware (P404) - late 14th - late 15th Century, 1 piece of Raeren/Aachen Stoneware (P405) - late 15th - mid 16th Century, 1 peice of Glazed Red Earthenware (P425) and 4 pieces of Miscellaneous 19th - 20th Century Wares
  • Trowel, mattock. Hot and sunny.

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 1 10
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 7
Shell 5 23
Glass 1 25
Ferrous Object 2 9
Pot 1 10
Ceramic Building Material 5 82 Sector 3
Ceramic Building Material 27 753 Sector 1
Shell 21 70 Sector 1
Pot 1 2 sector 5
Ceramic Building Material 17 182 Sector 5
Ferrous Object 3 74 Sector 5
Shell 19 35 Sector 2
Animal Bone 2 22 Sector 2
Ceramic Building Material 5 88 Sector 2
Ferrous Object 1 78 Sector 2
Flint 1 2 Sector 2
Pot 3 14 Sector 2
Flint 3 18 Sector 5
Ferrous Object 3
  • 16
  • 16
Sector 1
Clay Tobacco Pipe
  • 1
  • 1
5 Sector 1
Glass 3 7 Sector 1
Pot 3 12 Sector 1
Lead Object 1 8 Sector 1
Other (add to description) 2 7 Sector 1, charcoal
Ceramic Building Material 4 114 Sector 4
Shell 1 13 Sector 4
Ferrous Object 1 19 Sector 4
Other (add to description) 2 13 Sector 4, charcoal
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 7 Sector 4
Ferrous Object 7 105 Sector 3
Lead Object 4 25 Sector 3
Shell 2 13 Sector 3

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_150174
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    • Trench 16 - Pre-Excavation
  • Photo: LA_150175
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    • Trench 16 - Pre-Excavation
  • Photo: LA_150204
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    • Trench 16 - Mid-Excavation: excavated furrows
  • Photo: LA_150205
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    • Trench 16 - Mid-Excavation: excavated furrows
  • Photo: LA_150206
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    • Trench 16 - Mid-Excavation: excavated furrows
  • Photo: LA_150207
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    • Trench 16 - Mid-Excavation: excavated furrows
  • Photo: LA_150209
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    • Trench 16 - Mid-excavation: excavated furrows
  • Photo: LA_150326
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    • Trench 16 - Mid-Excavation: surface beneath plough furrows
  • Photo: LA_150328
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    • Trench 16 - Mid-Excavation: surface beneath plough furrows

Plan

  • Plan: LA_15
    • Trench 16 Mid-ex
    • Jules Hynam
    • 16-7-2015
  • Plan: LA_32
    • Multi context plan of trench 16
    • Jules Hynam
    • 16-7-2015
  • Plan: LA_33
    • Multi context plan of trench 16 South Section
    • Jules Hynam
    • 16-7-2015

Samples

  • Sample: LA_70
    • Tiva Montalbano
    • 22-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_71
    • Anna Van Nostrand
    • 23-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_73
    • George Wilkins
    • 23-7-2015

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