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Short Description:
Topsoil
Issued to
Ursula Neilson | 24/07/2015
1010

Interpretation

    • topsoil layer
      • Timothy McCarron
    • 11-8-2015

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • very loose
  • mid greyish brown
  • sandy silt
  • none
  • Length - 25m Width - 0.70m Depth - 0.24m
  • none
  • Excavated by hand due to constrictions on machinery in this part of the site, using spade/mattock/shovel in cloudy conditions

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ferrous Object 3 158
Shell 1 14
Ceramic Building Material 45 2133
Animal Bone 2 37
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 2
Ferrous Object 2 20

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_150605
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    • Trench 17 - Pre-Excavation
  • Photo: LA_150606
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    • Trench 17 - Pre-Excavation
  • Photo: LA_151215
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    • Trench 17 - Mid-Excavation
  • Photo: LA_151216
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    • Trench 17 - Mid-Excavation
  • Photo: LA_151377
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    • Trench 17 - Post-Excavation
  • Photo: LA_151378
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    • Trench 17 - Post-Excavation

Plan

  • Plan: LA_22
    • Pre ex plan trench 17 drawn at 1:20
    • Chris Brown
    • 24-7-2015

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