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Short Description:
Subsoil
Issued to
Manda Forster | 14/09/2016
1798

Interpretation

    • Subsoil, naturally occurring due to weather and environment
      • Brendon Wilkins
    • 14-9-2016
    • Sub soil that has been subject to modern disturbances such as ploughing mixing any cultural material found
      • Ed Caswell
    • 26-9-2016

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Compact
  • Mid greyish brown
  • Silty sand
  • Frequent small medium sub angular stones. Moderately frequent flecks of chalk.
  • Length - 5m+ Width -2m+ Depth -0.15-0.3m
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  • Digger, sunny and dry

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 20 132
Flint 1 3
Pot 2 13
Shell 20 95 Oyster
Shell 3 2 Snail
Shell 1 8 Whelk
Shell 4 7 Cockle
Ceramic Building Material 5 48 Tile (discarded)

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_163306
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    • Trench 28 (North) pre-excavation, facing South East
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    • Trench 28 (North) pre-excavation, facing North West
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    • Trench 28 (South) pre-excavation, facing South West
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    • Trench 28 (South) pre-excavation, facing North West
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    • Trench 28 (South) pre-excavation, facing North
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    • Trench 28 facing North West
  • Photo: LA_163904
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    • Trench 28 facing South East

Record Details

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