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Short Description:
Fill of Plough Furrow [19007]
Issued to
Anna Roik | 16/07/2015
1409

Interpretation

    • Subsoil that has been deposited into the furrow over time likely by subsequent ploughing.
      • Anna Roik
    • 16-7-2015

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose
  • Greyish-yellowish light brown
  • Sandy clay
  • 5% - chalk, flint; 1% CBM, shell
  • Length – 10.0m+ Width – 0.30m Depth – 0.12m
  • Modern plough furrow, excavated to assess impact of farming regime on buried archaeology.
  • Trowel. Light rain to Sun.

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 3 43
Glass 2 3 green, possibly modern beer bottle
Ferrous Object 1 3 rusty nail
Animal Bone 6 62
Pot 2 5 Late Hedingham-type Ware (P327) - mid 14th-15thC. & Raeren/Aachen Stoneware (P405) - late 15th - 17th C.

Feature

  • Feature: LA_1905
    • Plough furrows

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