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Short Description:
Bank of ditch cut [26009]
Issued to
Raksha Dave | 23/09/2016
1859

Interpretation

    • Bank of ditch [26009] created from the upcast during the creation of the drainage ditch. This was only seen in section and during the excavation of (26004) in sondage.
      • Raksha Dave
    • 26-9-2016

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Description

  • Moderate
  • Mid brown grey
  • silty sand
  • Small sub-angular pebbles and chalk flecks
  • Length - 3.50m Width - 0.28m Depth - 0.12m
  • Excavated in sondage please see plan 41 for further details
  • Mattock, trowel, shovel and spade Dry and sunny and windy!

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
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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.

Plan

  • Plan: LA_40
    • Mid excavation plan of trench 26
    • Raksha Dave
    • 23-9-2016

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