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Short Description:
Top soil
Issued to
Matthew Juddery | 16/07/2014
525

Interpretation

    • Top soil
      • Matthew Juddery
    • 21-7-2014
    • Topsoil layer of loose mid grey-black topsoil.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014
    • Some CBM fragments from this context are mortared (most likely the earlier tiles), suggesting they may have been broken and re-sued in the abbey's reconstruction in the mid to late fourteenth century (Rebekah Pressler, CBM Report)
      • Rita Baker
    • 30-10-2015

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose
  • Mid grey-black
  • Top soil
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  • width - 1.60+, length - 4.40+, depth - 0.15
  • Variety of modern finds incl. bottle tops, modern glass, ring pull. One piece of Surrey White Ware (P356) dating to the mid 13th to mid 15th Century was found
  • Shovel, mattock, dry sieve, suuny

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
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Ceramic Building Material 15 892
Metal 5 21
Pot 1 54 M13thC. P356

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LA_0402
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    • Trench 8 mid-ex working shot
  • Photo: LA_8151
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    • Trench 8 showing relationship of drain to filled-in arch in Rere Dorter wall, post-ex

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