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Short Description:
Fill of post-medieval midden pit [9009]
Issued to
Matthew Juddery | 18/07/2014
646

Interpretation

    • Fill of post-medieval midden pit
      • Matthew Juddery
    • 22-7-2014
    • Fill of post-medieval midden pit [9009]. Filled with firm dark brown-black clayey silt with occasional inclusions of charcoal flecks. (9008) is equal to (9013). A range of floor and roof tile fragments were recovered which dated to both the 13th – 15th centuries and between the late medieval and early post-medieval periods.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Firm
  • Dark brown black
  • Clay silt
  • occasional flecks of charcoal
  • 0.74 x 1.06 x 0.16
  • Large amounts of tile found at the bottom of the fill possibly associated with the drain [9009]. Multiple finds recovered by hand and from bulk samples. Pottery: 2 pieces of Early Medieval Sandy Ware (P300) - 12th - 14th Century, 25 pieces of Late Medieval Transitional Ware LMTI & LMTII (P401/2) - ca 1400-1600, 3 pieces of Raeren/Aachen Stoneware - LAte 15th - mid 16th Century
  • Trowel, mattock, shovel, dry sieve, sunny

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Ceramic Building Material 13977 4 Bags
Bone 77 523
Copper Alloy Object 2 3 Small Finds: 63 80
Ferrous Object 1 9 Small find 64
Flint 1 25 Small find 67
Glass 1 1 Small find 88
Metal 38 198 3 Bags and Small Finds 46 and 49
Lead Object 8 101 Small Finds:57, 64, 71
Pot 50 1018 2 Bags
Shell 159 849 2 Bags
Wood 2 2 Sample 46
Other (add to description) 90 342 Burned Material from trowel extraction and samples Sample 46 and 49
Ceramic Building Material 27 56 Sample 46
Ceramic Building Material 23 2 Bags Sample 49
Bone 5 7 Associated with Small find 87
Bone 6 Sample 46
Flint 1 7 Small find 49
Other (add to description) 4 214 Limestone
Pot 1 35 Glazed Ceramic
Pot 1 476 Glazed Ceramic Small find 82
Pot 2 365 White Ceramic
Bone 21 2 Sample 49
Other (add to description) 1 Bone Comb. Small Find 77
Pot 1 3 Sample 46
Pot 31 27 Sample 49
Shell 8 7 Sample 46
Shell 1 1 Sample 49

Feature

  • Feature: LA_905
    • Gully - possibly drain associated with monastic phase

Samples

  • Sample: LA_46
    • Matthew Juddery
    • 20-7-2014
  • Sample: LA_49
    • Nathaniel Jackson
    • 21-7-2014

Objects

  • Find: LA_57
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    • Pb obj
    • Lead
  • Find: LA_63
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    • Lead fragment
    • Copper
  • Find: LA_64
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    • Iron object
    • Iron
  • Find: LA_65
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    • Metal obj
    • Iron
  • Find: LA_66
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    • Metal obj
  • Find: LA_67
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    • Metal obj
    • Flint
  • Find: LA_71
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    • Iron obj
    • Iron
  • Find: LA_77
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    • Comb
    • Bone
  • Find: LA_79
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    • Jet Bead
  • Find: LA_80
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    • Copper alloy object
    • Copper
  • Find: LA_81
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    • Glazed floor tile
    • Ceramic
  • Find: LA_82
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    • Worked tile
    • Ceramic
  • Find: LA_87
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    • Mainly whole pot
    • Ceramic
  • Find: LA_88
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    • Stone Bead
    • Stone
  • Find: LA_159
    • Vessel Ceramic

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