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Short Description:
fill of [26012] demolition/robber backfill
Issued to
Manda Forster | 20/09/2016
1902

Interpretation

    • Dump of demolition material containing large amounts of fragmented CBM
      • Manda Forster
    • 20-9-2016
    • Fill of possible later phase robber cut [26012] contains high concentration of ceramic building material.
      • Raksha Dave
    • 23-9-2016

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Friable and loose
  • Mid-orange brown
  • Silty sand
  • Charcoal flecking, small sub-angular pebbles
  • Length - 3.50m Width - 0.60 m Depth - Unknown not fully excavated
  • Western edge of the fill is unknown due to the limit of excavation of the the trench.
  • Dry, some showers

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 11 912 Brick
Ceramic Building Material 1 28 Burnt brick
Ceramic Building Material 67 8809 Tile
Ceramic Building Material 2 242 Glazed tile
Ferrous Object 1 5 Nail
Lead Object 5 19 lead
Other (add to description) 2 379 Mortar
Shell 1 11 Oyster
Stone 11 842 Lime stone
Ceramic Building Material 291 26586 Tile (discarded)

Feature

  • Feature: LA_2602
    • Later cut intrusion and fill indicating a later phase of robbing out of the abbey complex. Full extent of the cut is unknown at the western end as this stops at the limit of excavation.

Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_163992
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    • Trench 26 facing North
  • Photo: LA_163993
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    • Trench 26 facing South
  • Photo: LA_163994
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    • Trench 26 facing East
  • Photo: LA_163995
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    • Trench 26 facing West
  • Photo: LA_164012
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    • Trench 26 facing North
  • Photo: LA_164013
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    • Trench 26 facing South

Plan

  • Plan: LA_40
    • Mid excavation plan of trench 26
    • Raksha Dave
    • 23-9-2016
  • Plan: LA_41
    • Post ex plan of trench 26
    • Thom Winterburn
    • 25-9-2016

Objects

  • Find: LA_139
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    • Pot sherd - rim
    • Ceramic
  • Find: LA_140
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    • Green glazed med pot spout
  • Find: LA_149
    • Painted wall plaster
  • Find: LA_150
    • Lead (Pb) object
    • Lead

Record Details

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