Issue: Environmental evidence from Roman deposits in Skeldergate

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Abstract Presents biological and pedological evidence from an early/pre-Roman buried soil and the fill of a 2nd century well backfilled in 4th century. The buried soil probably carried rough grazing for stock. The well's rich biota included evidence for spoilt grain, peat blocks (?fuel), and garden refuse. The proximity of the River Ouse is reflected in the aquatic and waterside taxa. Box, hemp, and a black rat (see 80/6794) are among unusual finds. D G
Author Allan R Hall
Harry Kenward
D Williams
Editor Peter V Addyman
Publisher York Archaeological Trust
Council for British Archaeology
Year of Publication 1980
Volume 1414/3
ISBN 0 900312 56 4
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Note Date Of Issue From: 1980 Editorial Expansion: The Archaeology of York Vol 14 fasc 3
Source British Archaeological Abstracts (BAA)
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