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Figure 16: Ditch of period 4. Section 1, Area 1
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The area of the inner berm showing the ditch of period 4 cut into earlier deposits.
Period 4 - The deposits on the berm of periods 2 and 3, and the filling of the inner ditch (to right) have been cut into from a higher level by a comparatively wide and shallow defensive ditch, and become filled with dark stoney and earthy clay . This first phase showed a characteristic deepening at its rear edge. The fill in this ditch was later recut (period 4B) and became filled with a dark earthy clay .
Compare sections in similar positions in Figs 18, 23, 27, 33, 35.