HESH-6310C4: IRON AGE SLAG

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SLAG

Unique ID: HESH-6310C4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Eardisland History and Heritage Group

Eardisland Excavation 2013

Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land.

Site number: RHYD 13

Context number: 025.

Fifteen pieces of Fuel Ash Slag.

Fabric Condition: Fragile material with voids.

Firing Condition: Light brown

Inclusions Unspecified

Surface Texture: Rough

Condition of sherds; Fragile

Class: FUEL ASH SLAG

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hereford Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 18
Weight: 46 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st September 2013 - Thursday 31st October 2013

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Pat Kay
Identified by: Mr Derek Hurst

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 10386
Other reference: RHYD_13_018
Museum accession number: Hereford Museum: 2014_61

Materials and construction

Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Eardisland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4358
Four figure Latitude: 52.21724888
Four figure longitude: -2.83573833
1:25K map: SO4358
1:10K map: SO45NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Controlled archaeological investigation
Current location: Hereford Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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