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Short Description:
Primary fill of Ditch cut [26009]
Issued to
Raksha Dave | 22/09/2016
1903

Interpretation

    • Construction backfill for cut [26014] and wall [26013]
      • Raksha Dave
    • 23-9-2016
    • Excavation of this feature in sondage has led to its re-interpretation. (26008) is the primary fill of drainage ditch cut [26009].
      • Raksha Dave
    • 26-9-2016

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Moderate to Loose
  • Mid orange brown with flecks of white
  • Silty sand with gravel
  • Occasional charcoal flecks, moderate sub-angular and sub-rounded pebbles, moderate large flint cobbles and large fragments of mortar.
  • Length - 3.60m Width- 2.00m Depth- 0.85m
  • Excavated in sondage please see post excavation plan 41 for details.
  • Trowel, bucket, mattock Dry and sunny and a wee bit windy!

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Pot 1 22

Feature

  • Feature: LA_2601
    • Drainage ditch and bank which was later adapted into a causeway. The ditch is one of the latest phases on site that truncates earlier deposits in trench 26 including the demolition phase of the abbey.

Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_164012
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    • Trench 26 facing North
  • Photo: LA_164012
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    • Trench 26 facing North
  • Photo: LA_164013
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    • Trench 26 facing South
  • Photo: LA_164013
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    • Trench 26 facing South

Plan

  • Plan: LA_37
    • Multi-context plan of Trench 26
    • Lisa Westcott Wilkins
    • 16-9-2016

Samples

  • Sample: LA_103
    • Raksha Dave
    • 24-9-2016

Record Details

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