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Short Description:
Tertiary modern rubble fill of ditch [6007]
Issued to
Maiya Pina-Dacier | 29/05/2019
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Interpretation

    • 20th century rubble back fill in to ditch depression.
      • Fiona Cliffe
    • 12-6-2019
    • This reflects modern early 20th century rubble dumping probably from a 19th century greenhouse and dumping in the 1940s to fill in convenient hollows within the ditches as levelling deposits = 6011 = 6012
      • Stuart Noon
    • 22-7-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Firm
  • Varied colours reflecting different dumping episodes, including Mid grey Dark greyish brown Mid yellowish brown Light yellowish brown
  • Different compositions reflecting different dumping episodes including Silty sandy clay Clay
  • Frequent small sub angular stones
  • L 4.82m W 3.0m D 0.20m
  • Modern dumping of castle waste, dating to 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes bricks, flowepots, drainpipes etc
  • Mattock + trowel / Overcast

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 17 94 (2019)
Ceramic Building Material 51 3375 Brick (2019)
Ceramic Building Material 10 112 Brick with mortar (2019)
Ceramic Building Material 15 444 Pipe (2019)
Ceramic Building Material 10 1085 pipe with mortar/ cement (2019)
Ceramic Building Material 28 3189 pipe, some with mortar (2019)
Ferrous Object 13 2621 4 nails, 1 partial piece of the cast iron grid sample small find (2019)
Glass 2 8 (2019)
Glass 10 435 Mostly remains of bottle (2019)
Lead Object 1 3 (2019)
Other (add to description) 14 66 Coal/Slag/heating fuel (2019)
Other (add to description) 8 63 Coke/heating fuel (2019)
Other (add to description) 9 34 Fossil - Mostly crinoid / Discarded (2019)
Other (add to description) 4 219 Fossil - crinoids, 1 cockle, 1 plant / Discarded (2019)
Pot 2 9 Post-med (2019)
Pot 20 209 some glazed (2019)
Pot 3 17 (2019)
Shell 4 28 oyster (2019)
Stone 6 538 Slate (2019)
Stone 3 940 worked (2019)

Feature

  • Feature: SUD_602
    • Circular Ditch [6010]

Plan

  • Plan: SUD_6
    • Sketch plan of Trench 6. Scale approx.
    • Stuart Noon
    • 24-7-2019

Record Details

  • Not set
  • Maiya Pina-Dacier 29-5-2019
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