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  • Cremation. Interred within tile built cist.
  • 1806


  • Context: PCO06_1805
    • Tile and opus signum burial cist for cremation (1838).
  • Context: PCO06_1806
    • Cut of cist-burial (1805)
  • Context: PCO06_1807
    • Fill of cut 1806
  • Context: PCO06_1838
    • Fill of cist burial 1805 - cremated bone

Subgroup Narrative Text

    • Cut [1821] was dug into (1807), the backfill over tile built cist burial (1805), in cut [1806]. Within the tile cist was fill (1838). The cist had an op-sig lid which was mortared on E side adhering to a reused hypocaust box flue tile. What may be a part of a block of cream coloured tufa was found in context [1805]. It is covered on the top/base and two sides by pink opus signinum. Cremated bone was observed 14cms below lid. The feature was block lifted, and so was not excavated on site. The fill was block lifted to include the tile base of the cist. Truncation- E-W ditch [1350] and by modern cut to W. Cut [1806] was dug into (1848).
      • Chaz Morse
    • 21-12-2010

Dating Narrative

    • The stratigraphic position and function of this feature show that it is Roman (need to get stronger dating).
      • Chaz Morse
    • 21-12-2010

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Subgroup Plan


  • Strat. Group: PCO06_279
    • Two cremations