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Short Description:
Chalk mortar levelling layer (west)
Issued to
Raksha Dave | 23/09/2016
1906

Interpretation

    • Chalk mortar render used as a levelling layer and building platform after the destruction of the earlier phase of building of the abbey - overlies earlier floor surfaces and structures (26017), [26018]. Also probably same as (26011) however this is truncated by [26009] so direct relationships with these surfaces are lost.
      • Raksha Dave
    • 23-9-2016

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Firm
  • Grey white
  • Lime chalk and sand mortar
  • Moderate to high sub-angular to sub-rounded pebbles and charcoal flecks
  • Length - 2.70m Width - 2.70m Depth - 0.23m
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  • Sunny and dry Hand excavated by trowel and hand shovel

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 2 1 Fishbone
Animal Bone 3 3
Ceramic Building Material 3 571 Tile
Ceramic Building Material 9 2030 Brick
Ferrous Object 1 4 Nail
Pot 1 11
Shell 1 1 Snail
Stone 12 3308 Lime stone
Other (add to description) 1 48 Mortar
Ceramic Building Material 40 1865 Tile (discarded)

Feature

  • Feature: LA_2603
    • The creation of the next levelling layer for the next phase of construction after the disuse of the earliest phase of the abbey and its subsequent destruction.

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_148
    • Lead (Pb) object
    • Lead
  • Find: LA_152
    • Lead (Pb) object
    • Lead
  • Find: LA_153
    • Window lead
    • Lead
  • Find: LA_154
    • lead
    • Lead

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