DENO-4BAE07: Medieval pottery vessel sherds

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Medieval - post-Medieval earthenware pottery vessel sherds x9. Total weight 127.2g: - Four Midlands Purple type ware body sherds (late 15th-17th century); weight 48.5g. - One body sherd with decaying yellow-green external glaze, grey outer surface, orange inner surface, coarse sandy fabric with common clear ill-sorted angular quartz inclusions (up to 2.2mm), sparse angular white quartz sands (up to 1mm), sparse orange clay inclusions (0.4mm-1.5mm), one large iron-rich brown-red inclusion (3.2mm), one non-crystalline grey inclusion (2.5mm); weight 6.6g. - one body sherd, highly fired hard pimply reduced-fired dark grey fabric with outer yellow-green glaze, coarse sandy fabric, with one visible white feldspar or calcite inclusion (2.3mm), and one iron-rich dark red-brown pellet (2.2mm); weight 8.4g - One base sherd from a large ?bowl/pancheon with thick green-brown internal glaze, sandy reduced-fired grey fabric, weight 24.1g. - body sherd with possible stub from a handle (possibly from a jug), grey inner surface, light orange outer surface, sandy fabric, common red ?clay inclusions (up to 1.7mm), one large mid brown-orange clay inclusion (which has quartz and tiny black inclusions of its own) (3.1mm), one coal (black, shiny, laminated) inclusion (length 4.1mm, width 1.7mm); weight 20.6g. - one base sherd, sandy light grey fabric with orange outer surface, splash of yellow-green glaze on external surface of base, coarse sandy fabric with numerous rounded and angular clear quartz sands and common white ?feldspar/calcite (up to 1.6mm), common red ?clay inclusions (0.4mm-1.9mm); weight 19.0g.

Class: earthenware
Sub class: Midlands Purple Ware


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 9
Weight: 127.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th March 2008 - Tuesday 12th August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6328

Materials and construction

Primary material: Earthenware
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Erewash (District)
To be known as: Stanton by Dale

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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