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Record ID: GLO-FD6500
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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Earthen ware pottery fragment length 86mm, width 96mm, thickness 15mm, weight 117.8g. Reduced dark grey fabric with frequent mica, occasional black grog tempering <2mm, infrequent lime stone inclusions. Grey core, buff exterior. Straight side walls, there is a lip below the rim which has an undulating outside edge and stabbed decoration on the top edge. The vessel would have had a sagging base. this type of vessel would have been made in the north Gloucestershire/Worcestershire area and dates to the 11th-12th century.
Created on: Monday 25th June 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Compton Abbas', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-0F2A67
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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Rim of a medieval pottery jar. A sagging based cooking jar. Lorraine Mepham has identified this as 10th to 12th century in date and originating from Southern England, possibly Hampshire. The fabric has a slightly soapy texture and is coarsely tempered with abundant limestone and occasional flint and grog. The fabric is reduced and grey in colour, and there are patches of orange-brown oxidisation on the external surface. The rim is tall, slightly everted and plain. There is a groove between the base of the rim and the shoulder and the outer surface is wiped in places. The vessel body is…
Created on: Tuesday 26th June 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DOR-723BE6
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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Three sherds of Early Medieval (Saxo-Norman) pottery. Irregularly fired fabric with a dark grey core and grey or red-brown surfaces. The fabric has a slightly soapy feel. Tempered with abundant, fairly well sorted quartz and patinated flint pieces (
Created on: Monday 6th August 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DOR-8F7BB3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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1 sherd of early medieval coarseware. The fabric is reduced and pale grey except for the oxidised exterior surface which is orangey-red. It contains abundant poorly sorted temper of rounded quartz sand, flint, chert and calcareous pieces (up to 5 mm). The inclusions are prominemt and protruce through the surface of the vessel. An undiagnostic body sherd from a thick walled, handmade vessel. Date: Late Early-Medieval to Early Medieval - 11th to 12th century Weight: 11 g Identified with guidance from Lorraine Mepham
Created on: Wednesday 18th June 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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