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ABCD: 1501

Riggs Hall 78-80 Shrewsbury

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Location: Riggs Hall 78-80, Shrewsbury, 1983, Shropshire, England SJ490125
Period: saxon/medieval
Category: urban settlement
Notes: features cut into natural - likely date 10th or earlier 12th c
Topography: river valley
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

Colledge S M. 1983. The plant remains. 62-3. In: M Carver. Two town houses in Medieval Shrewsbury. Trans. Shropshire Archaeol. Soc. 61. [AML Reports OS 2982] England, Shropshire

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SMC - Colledge, Susan M: Birmingham Univ/ Institute of Archaeol. London

Sample: 1501a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
PR.SE:MD.? F71/F124 pit fills nr 10th-early 12th 900 1150

Context integrity: 2
Context preservation: bu
Dating method: pot
Dating validity: 2
Environmental interpretion: rubbish pits
Archaeological interpretion: rock cut pits

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Avena sativa flo c Q1 p 1
Avena sativa pro c 368 4
Carex sp. pro c 2 1
cf. Bromus sp. pro c 2 1
cf. Galeopsis sp. pro c 2 1
cf. Oenanthe sp. pro c 35 3
cf. Secale cereale pro c 13 2
Corylus avellana pro c Q1 p 1
Galium sp. pro c 5 1
Gramineae pro c 18 2
Hordeum vulgare pro c ! 17 2
Prunus spinosa pro c 1 1
Rubus fruticosus agg. pro w Q1 m 2
Sambucus nigra pro w Q1 m 2
Triticum aestivo-compactum pro c 18 2
Triticum cf. spelta pro c 2 1
Vicia sp. pro c 3 1

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