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ABCD: 1699

Upton St Leonards 69 nr Gloucester

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Location: Upton St Leonards 69, nr Gloucester, 1971, Gloucestershire, England SO866158
Period: Romano-British 2nd-4th cAD
Category: settlement and corn dryer
Notes: T-shaped corn drier, mechanical stripping of soil
Topography: clay rise 180mOD
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

Clarke H H. 1971. The plant remains. Analysis of vegetable matter from the corn drier. 22-63. In: Fowler P J and Walthew C V. Archaeology and the M5. 1st report, 1969. Trans. Bristol Gloucestershire Archaeol. Soc. 90. England, Gloucestershire

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HHC - Clarke, Mrs H H: Dept Plant Sciences Newcastle Univ. (1968)

Sample: 1699a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
RO.RN.MR:LR D4 corn drier fill clay & sand & carbon Roman 100 400

Context integrity: 3
Context preservation: bu
Dating method: pot
Dating validity: 3
Environmental interpretion: flora of the Roman filed & its surroundings
Archaeological interpretion: T-shaped corn drier

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Anthemis cotula pro c p 1
Atriplex sp. pro c N p 1
Avena fatua pro c p 1
Avena strigosa pro c p 1
Bilderdykia convolvulus pro c p 1
Bromus cf. hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus/secalin pro c p 1
Capsella bursa-pastoris pro c p 1
Cerastium sp. pro c N1 p 1
Chenopodium album pro c p 1
Erysimum cheiranthoides pro c p 1
Geranium dissectum pro c p 1
Lolium perenne pro c p 1
Lolium temulentum pro c p 1
Mentha arvensis pro c p 1
Poa sp. pro c p 1
Prunella vulgaris pro c p 1
Rumex acetosa pro c p 1
Rumex sp. pro c L p 1
Spergula arvensis pro c p 1
Triticum cf. aestivo-compactum pro c A p 1
Triticum spelta pro c p 1

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