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Short Description:
Backfill of previous trench [8003]
Issued to
Frances North | 18/07/2014
636

Interpretation

    • Backfill from 1980s excavation
      • Matthew Juddery
    • 21-7-2014
    • Backfill from 1980s excavation trench [8003]. Filled with firm light brown-grey silty clay with frequent mortar and chalk inclusions.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Firm
  • Light brown-grey
  • Silty clay
  • Frequent mortar and chalk of variable size.
  • 0.80+ x 1.00+ x 0.21
  • The large amount of mortar and chalk suggests that this deposit may have been associated with the original monastic drain. Finds: CBM - Quantity: n/a. Weight: 1475g. Metal - Quantity: 6. Weight: 43g. Pottery - Quantity: 1. Weight: 15g - Late Hedingham type ware (P327) - mid 14th to mid 15th Century Bone (2 bags) - Quantity: 12. Weight: 71g. Shell - Quantity: 5. Weight: 13g.
  • Mattock, shovel, dry sieve, sunny

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 1475
Metal 6 43
Bone 12 71 2 Bags
Pot 1 15 14thC P327
Shell 5 13

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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