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Short Description:
Topsoil deposit
Issued to
Ben Bazeley | 07/07/2013
602

Interpretation

    • Topsoil taken off to reveal circular feature observed in geophysical survey - Kerrie Hoffman
      • Kezia Evans
    • 7-7-2013
    • Topsoil deposit. Mid Grey-Brown, sandy silt with occasional small sub- rounded pebbles. Relatively shallow deposit, barely thicker than the turf, coming straight down on to archaeology with no subsoil. Finds included white porcelain, occasional pieces of slag, oyster shell, and a modern nail.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

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Description

  • Moderate
  • Mid grey-brown
  • Sandy silt
  • Occasional small sub-rounded pebbles, occasional charcoal flecks. Finds include white porcelain, occasional pieces of slag, oyster shell and a modern nail.
  • width: 5.50+ length: 3.00+ depth: 0.15
  • Relatively shallow deposit, barely thicker than the turf, coming straight down onto archaeology with no subsoil.
  • Trowel cleaning

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone
Slag
Shell
Ferrous Object
Ceramic Building Material

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