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Short Description:
Deposit
Issued to
Brendon Wilkins | 09/07/2013
597

Interpretation

    • Waterlain deposit. Very likely part of much larger moat fill. All recorded ditch features are cut into this layer. Cut wood found within at depth of approx 1m (see section). Wood sample (401).
      • Kerry Ely
    • 11-7-2013
    • Originally forming as a water lain deposit as part of the main moat feature. A small piece of natural wood was identified at the base, indicating that it was not natural. This deposit was not fully excavated to the depth and logistical constraints of the trench.
      • Brendon Wilkins
    • 2-9-2014

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Description

  • Hard
  • blue-grey
  • clay
  • fine chalk and flint inclusions A small piece of cut wood was identified at the base, indicating that it was not natural (Wood sample 401)
  • width: 6.00 length: 1.90+ depth: 1.60+
  • This deposit was not fully excavated to the depth and logistical constraints of the trench.
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Finds

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

Feature

  • Feature: LA_401
    • Moat feature with subsequent recuts

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