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  • Cut and fill of pit containing redeposited cremation
  • 1779


  • Context: PCO06_1778
    • Disturbed cremation in 560/85
  • Context: PCO06_1779
    • Cut of pit 560/85
  • Context: PCO06_1780
    • Fill of pit

Subgroup Narrative Text

    • In an area of heavy truncation [1669] was dug into (1780), the fill of a Roman quarry pit [1779], that held (1778), a redeposited cremation urn. At the base of the urn base of cremation with burnt human bone adhering was observed and elements of the same pot-widely scattered around the upper fill. A modern concrete footing had also truncated aspects of the pit on its E side, [1779] was dug into deposit (1744).
      • Chaz Morse
    • 27-7-2011

Dating Narrative

    • A total of 16 pot sherds were recovered from fill (1780), all of which were dated to 120-140AD.
      • Chaz Morse
    • 27-7-2011

Subgroup Plan


  • Strat. Group: PCO06_178
    • Roman refuse pits