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Short Description:
Subsoil
Issued to
Anna Roik | 16/07/2015
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Interpretation

    • Sub-soil - heavily ploughed from potato crop in 2014.
      • Matthew Juddery
    • 30-7-2015

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loosely to tightly compacted, plough furrows
  • Greyish-yellowish light brown
  • Sandy clay
  • Roots, flint, chalk, CBM
  • Length 10.0m+ Width - 2.0m+
  • Excavated in 9 segments each 1m wide, to assess for finds recovery and establish impact of ploughing regime on buried archaeology. Pottery assemblage from this context consists of 6 pieces Late Hedingham-type Ware mid 14th-15th C. (P327), 6 pieces LMTI & III (P401/3), 1 piece Langerwehe Stoneware (P404) - late 14th - late 15th C., 4 pieces Raeren/Aachen Stoneware (P405) - late 15th - mid 16th C., 1 piece Frechen/Cologne Stoneware (P407) - mid 16th - 17th C., 5 pieces Glazed Red Earthenware (P425) - 16th - 19th C. and 3 pieces of modern Miscellaneous 19th - 20th C. wares
  • Machine, trowel. Light rain to sun.

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 96 1313 Segment 2
Ceramic Building Material 4 159
Glass 1 3 modern
Shell 2 18 Oyster
Other (add to description) 1 1 possibly vitrified glass
Pot 1 8
Shell 44 189 Segment 2
Ferrous Object 10 180 Segment 2
Animal Bone 15 169 Segment 2
Glass 12 16 Segment 2
Ceramic Building Material 8 398 Segment 3
Flint 1 8 Segment 3
Shell 7 57 Segment 3
Ferrous Object 1 5 Segment 3
Glass 7 14 Segment 3
Animal Bone 2 13 Segment 3
Ceramic Building Material 34 1281 Segment 1
Animal Bone 5 20 Segment 1
Glass 3 7 Segment 1
Shell 2 14 Segment 1
Pot 6 45 Segment 1
Ceramic Building Material 205 1016 Segment 4
Glass 13 28 Segment 4
Shell 8 38 Segment 4
Flint 2 10 Segment 4
Ceramic Building Material 187 826 Segment 5 Bag 2
Other (add to description) 2 590 Segment 2, Limestone
Pot 10 67 Segment 2
Pot 5 26 Segment 4
Animal Bone 3 12 Segment 4
Other (add to description) 1 6 Segment 4, charcoal
Glass 1 2 Segment 4, vitrified
Ferrous Object 2 26 Segment 4
Ceramic Building Material
  • 21
  • 36
  • 512
  • 512
  • 1061
Segment 8
Shell
  • 3
  • 6
  • 21
  • 21
  • 21
  • 50
Segment 8
Glass
  • 1
  • 6
  • 3
  • 3
  • 71
Segment 8
Pot 5 33 Segment 8
Animal Bone 1
  • 5
  • 5
Segment 8
Flint 13 43 Segment 2
Other (add to description) 3 12 segment 2, coal
Ceramic Building Material 10 156 Segment 5
Glass 4 13 Segment 5
Ferrous Object 5 114 Segment 1
Ceramic Building Material 62 1617 Segment 7
Animal Bone 1 32 Segment 7
Pot 1 15 Segment 7
Glass 4 15 Segment 7
Shell 1 19 Segment 7
Other (add to description) 2 10 Segment 7, charcoal
Ferrous Object 1 18 Segment 4
Ceramic Building Material 33 931 Segment 6
Shell 10 42 Segment 6
Animal Bone 1 19 Segment 6
Pot 3 45 Segment 6
Glass 4 9 Segment 6
Metal 1 13 Segment 6
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 7 Segment 2
Ceramic Building Material 127 3418 Segment 9
Ferrous Object 2 19 Segment 9
Shell 16 107 Segment 9
Glass 10 22 Segment 9
Copper Alloy Object 1 4 Segment 9 , nail?
Pot 1 9 Segment 9
Animal Bone 7 100 Segment 9

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_150194
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    • Trench 19 - Mid-Excavation: excavated furrows.
  • Photo: LA_150196
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    • Trench 19 - Mid-Excavation: excavated furrows.
  • Photo: LA_150197
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    • Trench 19 - Mid-Excavation: excavated furrows.
  • Photo: LA_150198
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    • Trench 19 - Mid-Excavation: excavated furrows.
  • Photo: LA_150313
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    • Trench 19 - Mid-Excavation: surface beneath plough furrows including possible wall foundation
  • Photo: LA_150314
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    • Trench 19 - Mid-Excavation: surface beneath plough furrows including possible wall foundation

Plan

  • Plan: LA_14
    • Mid-ex Trench 19
    • Ben Bazeley
    • 16-7-2015

Samples

  • Sample: LA_53
    • Anna Roik
    • 19-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_56
    • Anna Roik
    • 19-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_57
    • Anna Roik
    • 19-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_60
    • Anna Roik
    • 20-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_62
    • Anna Roik
    • 20-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_63
    • Anna Roik
    • 20-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_67
    • Anna Van Nostrand
    • 20-7-2015
  • Sample: LA_69
    • Anna Roik
    • 20-7-2015

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