Born and educated in London, he served in the Royal Flying Corps towards the end of World War I and later became an associate fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Hall, for the paper, 'Excavations in Wilton, 1995-6: St. At the southern end of the main eastern baulk was a circular chalk-lined well c. Although this was not investigated and thus no artefacts recovered from within it, the level from which the feature was initially excavated indicates a post-medieval date, probably 17th - 18th century. This volume is dedicated to one of our Vice-Presidents, Dr Norman Davey, who celebrated his hundredth birthday in January this year, and who has had a long and distinguished career as a civil engineer and amateur archaeologist. Another chalk-lined square or rectangular pit (147) was located to the south but was not dated, although it certainly cut through the medieval soils which formed the lower part of the sequence.All contributions should be typed/ word processed, with text on one side of a page only, with good margins and double spacing. Contributions of article length should be accompanied by a summary of about 100 words. Referencing: The Harvard System of referencing (author, date and page, in parentheses within the text) is preferred: e.g. one sheep and one dog lay close together (Clay 1925, 69)'. The north-west corner of the trench was not fully investigated due to the presence of a large subsurface petrol tank sealed within a concrete bund. At the eastern end of the trench, adjacent to the Brown Street frontage, the remains of a medieval structure were uncovered and excavated.Please submit two copies of the text (with computer disk if possible) and clear photocopies of any illustrations to the editors at the Museum, 41 Long Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SNl INS. The editors will be pleased to advise and discuss with intending contributors at any stage during the preparation of their work. References in footnotes should be avoided if at all possible. The northern boundary of this building was actually a tenement plot wall which continued through into the bac Wands.Offprints: Ten offprints of each article will be given free (to be shared between joint authors). Editorial Note Readers will be aware of certain typographical changes to this volume of the Magazine, which have been introduced in an attempt to improve its design. 40 THE WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY MAGAZINE Table 3: Plant Remains Key; ( ) = identification uncertain - charred " = mineralised frs = fragments * = totals estimated. flax L' 1 3 Arable &/or ruderal plants Papaver rhocas dubium poppy 1 23* Fumanas,p. com cockle 17 frs 33 frs 21 frs, 3" 38* frs 3 1 frs Persicaria Japatlnfolia (L.) Gray pale persicaria 4 13 Pol] gon uni a\ -icularc s.l. Love black bindweed 1 2 Rumcs cf cnspus curled dock 1 5 Rumcx obnisifolius L. dock 5 15, 1' Malva cf moschata musk mallow 1 Aialva cf sylvescris common mallow 1 EXCAVATIONS AT IVY STREET AND BROWN STREET SALISBURY, 1994 41 Viola ip. M 1,1' Grassland plants Ranunculus acn's'repens'bulbosus buttercup 1 1 19 Vicia sadva L. Totals are unavoidably inaccurate but are used to provide some means of comparison between samples or contexts. The remains are listed in terms of categories and most likely original habitats of the seeds but, as always, this cannot be applied too rigidly.It is hoped that these changes, which principally affect the hierarchy of headings and the layout of text at the beginning of articles, will make the Magazine easier to use and more attractive. Feature 234 288 590 966 926 Context 235 281 287 594 592 777 958 Sample volume (litres) 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Cereals Tnticum cf aesmum s.l. cereal grain fragments (2)'- 1' (2)' (2) 1 1 r' 1^' Pisum satnnm L. 13" Prunus spmosa' msintia sloe and bullace 188 firs 55 fi-s 139 frs, 4" frs. plums 22 frs 10 frs 19 frs 28 fi-s Prunus axi'um (L.) L. field pansy/violet 1 Vicia cf tetrasperma smooth tare 1" 1 Vicia Lath\Tus ip . Many plants in the arable, ruderal and grassland categories are not restricted to specific conditions and some wetland plants could have occurred occasionally as weeds in damper patches of fields.
For many years associated with the St Albans and Hertfordshire Archaeological Society, of which he is Vice-President, he worked with Tessa and Mortimer Wheeler on the Verulamium excavations in the early 1930s, making detailed drawings of the tessellated floors. Editors: Joshua Pollard, BA, Ph D, and John Chandler BA, Ph D. Local History Editor: James Thomas, BA, Ph D, FRHist S. Natural History Editor: Michael Darby, Ph D, FSA, AMA, FRES, ERGS Hon. With volume 76 the magazine reverted to its combined form and title. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the Society and authors. Hamilton-Dyer, Emma Loader, Lorraine Mepham and Sarah F. There is a programme of lectures and excursions to places of archaeological, historical and scientific interest. Close examination of the material below the wall and also of the main southern baulk revealed that the wall footing was definitely of post-medieval date.Detail and lettering should not be so small that it will become lost in reduction. 0.3m wide with occasional flint nodules set into this mixture. Extracted seeds (the term is used loosely to include fruits, caryopses, nutlets etc.) were then stored in alcohol and the remainder returned to IMS.Mechanical lettering (dry transfer or computer generated) is preferred over hand lettering. There was some evidence for a northern wall directly abutting the main tenement wall (984), but this was fairly ephemeral and certainly the west wall (985) of the building directly abutted the tenement wall and appeared to be bonded with it at foundation level. cornflower 6 16* Sonchus ci oleraceous smooth sow-thistle 2 Anihemis conila L. Fruit stones were allowed to dry and later measured by eye-piece graticule, taking thiclaiess to be the distance between the ventral and dorsal edges and breadth to be from side to side (Behre 1978).Photographs should be supplied as good quality black and white prints, and transparencies and colour prints avoided wherever possible. Within the backlands, the tenement wall footing showed evidence for several stages of alteration and rebuilding along its recorded length. black nightshade 1 11 9 Lamium cf purpureum red dead-nettle 1 Galeopsis lecra/iit L. stinldng chamomile 2 8 31 70*(12) Clin-sandiemein segetum L. parsnip or hogweed 1 Toniis i.iponica i Houtt,) DC upnght hedge-parsley 1 4 Myosous sp. Nomenclature follows Stace (1991), using scientific names only at first mention.Original illustrations and photographs should only be sent once a contribution has been accepted. In this frontage area, however, the wall footing was of consistent build type and thicl2.5mm - 0.5mm) they were stored in Industrial Methylated Spirit (IMS). fat hen 1 2 2 54*, 1' Atriplex prostrata/parula spear-leaved or common orache 5 4 9 26 Stellaria media/negiecta common or greater chickweed 1 7 12 Silene cf dioica red campion 2 Agrostcmrna gidiago L. com marigold 1 8 7 28* Tnplcurospcrmum inodomm (L.) Schulz-Bip scentless mayweed 1 Bromus hordaceous/secalinus soft or rye brome 1 r ^. In Table 3 all taxa are represented by seeds unless otherwise stated.