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Short Description:
Backfill of previous trench [8003]
Issued to
Matthew Juddery | 16/07/2014
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Interpretation

    • Backfill from previous excavation in 1980s
      • Matthew Juddery
    • 23-7-2014
    • Back fill from previous excavation trench in 1980s [8003]. Filled with firm dark black-brown clayey silt with moderate sub-angular chalk clast inclusions. Floor and roof tiles recovered from the context were dated between medieval and early post-medieval.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Firm
  • Mid orange brown - mottled
  • Silty clay
  • Occasional sub angular chalk clasts, moderate large rounded flints
  • 0.40+ x 1.40+ x 0.10
  • Mixed topsoil and natural from 1980s excavation. Finds: CBM - Quantity: 13. Weight: 1000g. Glazed Ceramic - Quantity: 1. Weight: 229g. Pottery - Quantity: 1. Weight: 16g. Bone - Quantity: 1. Weight: 33g.
  • Trowel, mattock, shovel, dry sieved, sunny

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 1000
Pot 1 16
Bone 1 33

Feature

  • Feature: LA_802
    • Previous trench from 1980s excavation

Plan

  • Plan: LA_5
    • Pre-ex plan of trench 8 drawn at 1:20
    • Matthew Juddery
    • 22-7-2014

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