Marlipins Investigation / DSC02503

Martin Snow 2002

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Looking at the north side of central test pit.
Top - edge of concrete base and hardcore, overlays -
Garden soil layer, with a high volumn of rubbish in it
White - Compacted Chalk tipped into the pit to stablise what was probably a soft area.
Rubbish Layer e.g. oyster shells, pottery, glazed bricks, early clay pipes ...
Limit of dig reached, as shoring would be needed to go further, without finding natural at base - may go down much further/.

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Modified 24 March, 2002