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Short Description:
Topsoil
Issued to
Lyla Taylor | 14/09/2016
1883

Interpretation

    • Topsoil with a lot of thistles and pebbles. Uneven crumbly surface. Previously used for growing potatoes and cattle grazing
      • Lyla Taylor
    • 14-9-2016

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Description

  • Extremely firm
  • Mid grey brown
  • silty sand
  • Deposit contains approx 35% sub-rounded Flint pebbles and stones
  • Length - 10.00m Width - 2.50m Depth - 0.0-0.12m
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  • Topsoil removed by machine using toothless ditching bucket. Field characterised as rough pasture, maintained as ground nesting bird habitat.

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