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Short Description:
Cut of a ditch
Issued to
Ben Swain | 29/07/2015


    • This was the cut of the inner monastic precinct ditch that had also been found in 1980s excavations further south in the same field.
      • Ben Swain
    • 17-8-2015

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Stratigraphic Matrix


  • linear
  • corners not present within LOE
  • 0.75m x 0.65m x 0.90m
  • gradual
  • ditch appears to be running North-South orientation
  • convex
  • base of the cut was not reached due to health and safety, though the angle of descent was gradual within the LOE
  • base of the cut was not reached due to health and safety
  • none
  • none
  • due to the depth of the feature, full excavation could not be completed due to health and safety reasons. Duplicate number - same as cut for ditch feature (17014)


FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes


  • Feature: LA_1702
    • Monastic Inner Precinct Ditch and Bank

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