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Features at Leiston Abbey

Basic Information

  • Post-medieval midden pit

Contexts

  • Context: LA_9006
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    • Fill of pit [9007]. Slump of pit edge.
    • Matthew Juddery
    • 18-7-2014
  • Context: LA_9007
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    • Cut of post-medieval midden pit
    • Mark Spooner
    • 18-7-2014
  • Context: LA_9010
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    • Fill of post-medieval midden pit [9007]
    • Raita Niva
    • 18-7-2014

Narrative

    • Truncating (F904) was a later post-medieval pit features (F901) which was filled with a dark black-brown clayey silt (9010) and was also filled with a slump of the pit edge, a mottled yellow-brown silty clay (9006) which showed similarities to the fill of F904 (9005). The discovery of a copper alloy cosmetic spoon (SF 51) in this pit edge slump layer (9006) was dated to the post-medieval period.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 7-10-2014

Dating Narrative

    • The discovery of a copper alloy cosmetic spoon (SF 51) in this pit edge slump layer (9006) dated it to the post-medieval period. The pit feature was also dated through the pottery finds in its fills to the late 15th Century.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 11-11-2014

Matrix

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