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ABCD: 1443

St Barnabas Hospital 77 Thetford

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Location: St Barnabas Hospital 77, Thetford, 1984, Norfolk, England TL870830
Period: late Saxon(9/10th) to 19th c AD
Category: town defences
Notes: some pits had w/l bottom some dry with charred rems only
Topography: lowland valley sand and gravel 13m OD
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

Murphy P. 1984. Plant macrofossils from Site 1092. 194. In: Rogerson A and Dallas C. 1984. Excavations in Thetford 1948-59 and 1973-70. East Anglian Archaeol. Report22. [St Barnabas Hospital] England, Norfolk

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PM - Murphy, Peter L: Centre for East Anglian Studies, UEA, Norwich

Sample: 1443a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
PR.SE.AS comb pit fills sand/low organic Late Saxon 900 1050

Context integrity: 3
Context preservation: an
Dating method: ?
Dating validity: ?
Environmental interpretion: NB should be 2 or 3 separate lists here!
Archaeological interpretion: -

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Aphanes cf. microcarpa pro w p 1
Atriplex hastata/patula pro w p 1
Avena sp. pro c 3 1
Bidens cernua pro w p 1
Bilderdykia convolvulus pro c p 1
Cannabis sativa pro w 1 1
Carduus/Cirsium pro w p 1
Carex sp. pro w p 1
Caryophyllaceae pro w p 1
Cerealia pro c 23 3
cf. Anagallis arvensis pro w p 1
cf. Ballota nigra pro c p 1
cf. Ballota nigra pro w p 1
cf. Triticum aestivum pro c 2 1
Characeae pro w 1 1
Chenopodium album pro w p 1
Chenopodium sp. pro c p 1
Compositae pro w p 1
Corylus avellana pro c p 1
Corylus avellana pro w p 1
Corylus sp. wwd w p 1
Gramineae pro c p 1
Hordeum sp. pro c 2 1
Hordeum vulgare pro c 9 2
Juncus sp. pro w p 1
Lapsana communis pro w p 1
Lycopus europaeus pro w p 1
Montia fontana pro w p 1
Papaver argemone pro w p 1
Polygonum aviculare agg. pro w p 1
Polygonum cf. lapathifolia pro w p 1
Polygonum hydropiper frt w p 1
Potentilla sp. pro w p 1
Prunus domestica ssp. insititia pro w p 1
Prunus spinosa pro w p 1
Quercus sp. wwd w p 1
Ranunculus sceleratus pro w 56 4
Ranunculus sp. pro w 2 1
Reseda sp. pro w p 1
Rubus fruticosus agg. pro w p 1
Rumex acetosella agg. pro w p 1
Sambucus nigra pro c p 1
Sambucus nigra pro w p 1
Secale cereale pro c 1 1
Secale cereale pro w 2 1
Secale cereale rai c 1 1
Solanum nigrum pro w p 1
Triticum aestivum pro c 1 1
Urtica dioica pro w p 1
Urtica urens pro w p 1

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