Sites by County, Calvert (18)

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18CV17Stearns  (5 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV17 Eroding PitLarge prehistoric shell-filled pit that was eroding from river bank. Salvage excavated in 1984.
18CV17 Feature 1152 E-FSmaller, more shallow feature. Quantity of charcoal suggests a hearth.
18CV17 Feature 1307 E-NRelatively large ( ~2 m x .6 m), roughly oval and 0.85 m deep. Probable storage pit.
18CV17 Feature 866 J-KObserved eroding from bank. Nearby, and similar to Feature 947 E (Unidentified small pit).
18CV17 Feature 947ESmall, roughly circular pit of unknown function.

18CV60Angelica Knoll  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV60 Lot 1Portions of two structures (an earthfast kitchen and the main plantation house- a 22 x 26 ft. brick lined, earth floored cellar) excavated between 1954 and 1959. All artifacts mixed. No report prepared.

18CV61Ridgely Farm  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV61 Feature 1Pottery concentration. Interpreted to be a surviving portion of former occupation rather than a pit or midden. Artifact count is based on Unit 9X being designated Feature 1 on catalog sheet.

18CV65Patterson I  (22 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV65 Feature 1: 1-11Middle Woodland shell pit burial of an adult, probably a female. The feature had 11 strata: Strata 1-2 were Late Woodland fill. Strata 3-9 were Middle Woodland fill. Strata 10-11 were grave shaft and burial fill. Human remains were reinterred.
18CV65 Feature 10Shallow, oval concentration of oyster shell. Probable midden remnant in natural depression.
18CV65 Feature 11Shallow basin filled with shell and charcoal.
18CV65 Feature 12Small, shallow oval-shaped pit. Flat bottomed. Underlain by Feature 23, which may represent its lowest stratum.
18CV65 Feature 13Circular, basin-shaped pit.
18CV65 Feature 14Small shallow pit, possibly heat exposed.
18CV65 Feature 15Large shallow basin-shaped feature. Poorly defined.
18CV65 Feature 16Small, circular basin-shaped pit.
18CV65 Feature 17Round, basin-shaped, shallow pit. Intrudes into Feature 24.
18CV65 Feature 2Small circular pit.
18CV65 Feature 20Small, shallow pit. Concentration of shell within Feature 19 (ground hog burrow, not listed in database). Features 19 and 20 together may have been a shell pit disturbed by bioturbation and animals.
18CV65 Feature 21Basin-shaped pit. Originally, Features 21 and 22 were thought to be one. The south half of both features were taken out together and hence mixed.
18CV65 Feature 22Small pit. Originally, Features 21 and 22 were thought to be one. The south half of both features were taken out together and hence mixed.
18CV65 Feature 23Round, shallow basin-shaped pit. Possible hearth reused as an oyster steaming pit.
18CV65 Feature 24Dark soil stain which Features 17 and 21 intruded into.
18CV65 Feature 3Small circular pit.
18CV65 Feature 4The nature of this feature is unclear from the records. Possibly excavated as pat of Feature 7.
18CV65 Feature 5Small, basin-shaped pit with round charcoal concentration at the bottom. Abuts and slightly intrudes into Feature 1 (shell pit/burial).
18CV65 Feature 6FCR concentration/cluster.
18CV65 Feature 7Small, basin-shaped pit.
18CV65 Feature 8Small, shallow basin-like pit.
18CV65 Feature 9Appears to be defined as shell midden overlying Features 7 and 8.

18CV83King's Reach  (25 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV83 A-150% excavated.
18CV83 Borrow PitBorrow pit, 165 gallons of oyster shell. Contained nice tin-glazed ceramics.
18CV83 DitchSmall sections tested.
18CV83 Feature ALarge cellar in parlor.
18CV83 Feature B10% excavated.
18CV83 Feature C 
18CV83 Feature D50% excavated.
18CV83 Feature E 
18CV83 Feature FBurned subsoil.
18CV83 Feature GCooling pit in dairy addition.
18CV83 Feature H 
18CV83 Feature J 
18CV83 Feature KProbable base of shallow subfloor pit.
18CV83 Feature L 
18CV83 Feature M 
18CV83 Feature N50% excavated; wood box-lined.
18CV83 Feature PPit outside fenced yard; possibly associated with 3rd structure.
18CV83 Fenceline 1 
18CV83 Fenceline 2Not excavated.
18CV83 Main HouseFourteen postholes associated with the main house.
18CV83 Main House AdditionTwo slot trenches and 5 postholes associated with main house addition.
18CV83 Servant HearthScorched subsoil.
18CV83 Servant QuarterSix structural postholes.
18CV83 Small Oval PitMostly uncounted faunal bone and shell.
18CV83 Stoop2 to 4 postholes representing a stoop.

18CV84King's Reach Quarter  (7 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV84 4030 Small Pit FeatureSmall shell pit feature. Unknown if historic or prehistoric. Contained only oyster shell.
18CV84 4030BPossible postmold within trench feature. Only artifacts were oyster shell and charcoal.
18CV84 4030CPostmold within trench feature and near PM 4030B. Only 7 artifacts besides oyster shell.
18CV84 4030DSmall postmold in north-south trench feature. 121 oyster shell/2 other artifacts.
18CV84 4030ETrench running north to south and containing multiple small postmolds. Artifact count includes 4286 oyster shell, 19 other artifacts.
18CV84 4438BFence ditch feature, also seen in Units 4038, 4138, 4238. Artifact count includes mostly oyster shell.
18CV84 4438CPostmold within fence ditch feature. No catalog sheet located.

18CV91Smith's St. Leonard  (72 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV91 3945BUnplowed topsoil/midden layer south of fireplace in kitchen building.
18CV91 3946BUnplowed midden/topsoil layer south of fireplace in kitchen building.
18CV91 4045CUnplowed midden/topsoil layer within south fireplace hearth in kitchen. Artifact count does not include brick or shell.
18CV91 4046BUnplowed midden/topsoil layer located inside and east of south kitchen fireplace.
18CV91 4145CUnplowed midden/topsoil layer containing much fireplace ash. North of north fireplace hearth and south of Feature 4 (cellar).
18CV91 4146BUnplowed midden/topsoil layer at the north end of kitchen fireplace. Adjacent to Feature 4 (cellar).
18CV91 4846BUnplowed midden/topsoil layer north end of kitchen building.
18CV91 8239BUnplowed midden and top of PH/M 7 (mixed).
18CV91 8339BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8340BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8438BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8439BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8440BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8538BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8539BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8540BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8541BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8638BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8639BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8640BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8641BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8738BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8739BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8740BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8741BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8838BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8839BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 8840BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 9040BUnplowed midden within the stable.
18CV91 9140BUnplowed midden from just outside north wall of stable.
18CV91 Chimney BaseLarge, H-shaped chimney base remains within kitchen. Had north and south hearths dividing the building into two rooms.
18CV91 Feature 10Drainage ditch feature starting at NE corner of possible laundry building, and continuing across kitchen area to gully.
18CV91 Feature 11Mortar and brick rubble layer, possibly on top of a pit feature or hole caused by post removal.
18CV91 Feature 12B, CShallow, narrow (18-24" wide) linear feature running east-west on west side of kitchen. Possible fence ditch including shallow posthole.
18CV91 Feature 13Deep pit feature or possible posthole in area north of kitchen near slave quarter 2.
18CV91 Feature 14Trench for a fence or wall sill.
18CV91 Feature 15A rectangular cellar feature, ~ 7' x 5'. Associated with an outbuilding of unknown function. The only building besides the main house that was plastered. Only northeast quadrant was excavated.
18CV91 Feature 16Large, bell-shaped pit within possible slave quarters building
18CV91 Feature 17Large cellar feature within possible slave quarters building. Only northeast quadrant excavated (2016)
18CV91 Feature 2Small, relatively shallow basin. Deeper in the north half. Filled mostly with shell. Possible filled borrow pit.
18CV91 Feature 3Unidentified small, shallow stable yard pit (south of stable).
18CV91 Feature 4~6' x 4' wide and 4' deep. Probably associated with remodeling episode during latter period of site occupation. Entire feature excavated by quadrants. All but the SE quad was excavated following natural stratigraphic layers within cellar fill.
18CV91 Feature 5Thin, irregular lens of clay-mottled soil near kitchen cellar Feature 4. Probably some of the dirt used to fill cellar.
18CV91 Feature 6Large cellar, ~ 5.8 m square and 1.4 m deep, dectected with ground penetrating radar and verified through identification of structural postholes. Possibly related to a storehouse as noted on 1773 map. Brick floored and with a bulkhead entrance on west end. Explored through excavation of NW corner of building.
18CV91 Feature 8Small, ash-filled pit with a clay liner. Possibly used to make lye from ashes.
18CV91 Feature 9Barrel pit within possible laundry building.
18CV91 Main HouseBrick and mortar foundation wall remants of plantation manor house built c. 1711.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 10Posthole/mold, SW corner of stable. Shallowly stepped on west end. Was apparantly removed and replaced.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 11Large structural post on west wall of kitchen structure. Double-stepped at east end.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 12Actually two posts/blocks, possibly supporting a sill running between Posthole/mold 14 and Posthole/mold 12.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 13Very large post, probably related to a unidentified structure west of possible laundry building. Note: Artifact count includes large quantities of shell, bone and brick.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 14Actually two postholes/molds. The remnants of an earlier posthole (14b) and a replacement hole/mold.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 15Small posthole in the laundry building area. Possible related to a fence or support of other light structure.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 16Posthole/mold near southeast corner of possible laundry building.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 17Small, shallow posthole with shallow step. Abutted a larger, structural post (19). Possible fence or wall post, or light structural support post.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 18Possible posthole/mold abutting Posthole/mold 19.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 19Structural post at southeast corner of possible laundry building.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 2Medium sized posthole/mold in stable yard south of stable
18CV91 Posthole/mold 21Posthole/mold possibly dug into a prehistoric shell feature. Near Posthole/mold 22.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 22Near Posthole/mold 21.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 23Posthole/mold that was part of the east wall of the plastered building associated with cellar Feature 15.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 3Small, shallow posthole/mold in the stable yard. Possibly for a fence or some other low weight structure.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 4Medium sized, stepped posthole in stable yard south of stable.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 5Medium sized posthole/mold in stable yard south of stable.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 6 (6a/b)A trench/posthole in the stable interior containing 2 well-defined postmolds (a &b).
18CV91 Posthole/mold 7Small post or block, south wall of stable. Cut into by Posthole/mold 8.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 8Large, structural posthole in center of south wall of stable. Cut into by Posthole/mold 7.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 8242B/CSmall post, not a primary support post. SE corner of stable. Abuts PH/M 8242 D-G.
18CV91 Posthole/mold 8242D, E, F, GPost in SE corner of stable. Abutts Posthole 8242. Originally thought to be a storage pit.
18CV91 Postmold 9a, 9bPostmolds within Wall Trench 1 (west wall of stable)- excavated segment in SW corner of building.
18CV91 Trash Pit6749B, ~1.2 x 0.75 m and 0.35 m deep. North of Quarters 1 area. Was excavated in 1999 when it was discovered during the course of a shoreline stabalization project.
18CV91 Wall Trench 1Wall trench, west wall of stable. The excavated segment was in the SW corner of the building and contained two postmolds.

18CV151Bowens Road II  (39 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV151 Feature 1Storage pit.
18CV151 Feature 10Joins Feature 3.
18CV151 Feature 11Posthole.
18CV151 Feature 13Either related to fenceline, along with Features 9, 13, 15, 16 or related to Structure 1B.
18CV151 Feature 14Possibly associated with a fenceline, or with Structure 1B.
18CV151 Feature 17Posthole.
18CV151 Feature 18Posthole.
18CV151 Feature 19Posthole.
18CV151 Feature 2Part of feature superimposed over Feature 1 (storage pit).
18CV151 Feature 20Ditch.
18CV151 Feature 25Drainage feature. A midden capped Feature 25. May have been used as a trash receptacle after it ceased to serve as a drainage feature.
18CV151 Feature 26Posthole.
18CV151 Feature 27Collected as a flotation sample.
18CV151 Feature 3Unidentified trench-like feature. Associated with Feature 10. Remnant excavated during Phase III.
18CV151 Feature 34Storage pit.
18CV151 Feature 38Intruded into Feature 20. Possibly represents an addition to Structure 1A.
18CV151 Feature 4Large diameter postmold suggests it may have supported structure.
18CV151 Feature 44Cellar.
18CV151 Feature 45Trash pit.
18CV151 Feature 48Two overlapping pits.
18CV151 Feature 5May be associated with Features 2, 223, and 219.
18CV151 Feature 50Posthole.
18CV151 Feature 51Unidentified pit possibly associated with Structure 3.
18CV151 Feature 55Storage pit associated with Structure 3.
18CV151 Feature 6 
18CV151 Feature 70Trash pit.
18CV151 Feature 78Unidentified pit feature.
18CV151 Feature 79Unidentified pit feature.
18CV151 Feature 80Unidentified pit feature.
18CV151 Feature 81Posthole.
18CV151 Feature 84Unidentified pit feature.
18CV151 Feature 9Possibly associated with a fence line or with Structure 1B.
18CV151 FencelinePossible fenceline associated with Feature 53 (possible gate posthole), 54, 56, and 57.
18CV151 Fenceline 1Multiple postholes associated with fenceline.
18CV151 Fenceline 2Fenceline seperates refuse pits on east end of site from Structure 1A, and Structure 1B.
18CV151 Fenceline 3Runs from Fenceline 2 and seperates Structure 1A and 1B. Includes Features 40,41, and 43,and possibly Features 27 and 47.
18CV151 Possible FencelineRelated to fenceline or other special purpose, replacement posts, Includes features 58,59,60,61,62, and 65.
18CV151 Structure 2Postholes forming a free standing root cellar structure or post-in-ground structure.
18CV151 Structure 3Postholes associated with Structure 3.

18CV152Bowen's Road III  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV152 Feature 1Localized buried plowzone.

18CV171Cumberland Palisaded Village  (63 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV171 PalisadeArch formation, enclosed area of +/- 624 square feet. Only portion of palisade to be destroyed by construction was excavated.
18CV171 Square 110 Borrow PitBorrow pit.
18CV171 Square 110 Stratum FPalisade ditch. Includes 3 postmolds. Molds and ditch fill excavated together.
18CV171 Square 110 Stratum GPalisade ditch, not completely excavated.
18CV171 Square 111 Borrow PitBorrow pit.
18CV171 Square 112 PostmoldPostmold.
18CV171 Square 113 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 113 Posthole 2Posthole. No provenience card. No catalog sheet.
18CV171 Square 117 Posthole 4Posthole. No provenience card. Carbon sample only.
18CV171 Square 117 Posthole 5Posthole. No provenience card. Charcoal sample only.
18CV171 Square 118 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 129 Palisade DitchPalisade ditch. Not completely excavated.
18CV171 Square 130 Borrow PitBorrow pit.
18CV171 Square 132 Dark Midden FeatureDark midden feature. More than 2028 artifacts.
18CV171 Square 135 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 135 Posthole 2No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 135 Posthole 3Posthole. No provenience card. Charcoal only.
18CV171 Square 137 Posthole 2Posthole. No provenience card. Charcoal only.
18CV171 Square 138 Posthole 2Posthole. Charcoal sample only.
18CV171 Square 149 Borrow PitBorrow pit.
18CV171 Square 149 Palisade DitchSix postmolds within ditch.
18CV171 Square 151 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card. Charcoal sample only.
18CV171 Square 151 Posthole 2No provenience card. Charcoal sample only.
18CV171 Square 153 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 153 Posthole 2Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 154 Posthole 2Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 154 Posthole 3Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 154 Posthole 4Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 155 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 157 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 168 Palisade ScreenNot completely excavated. Palisade screen.
18CV171 Square 168 Posthole 5Posthole.
18CV171 Square 168 Stratum EPostmolds excavated with ditch fill.
18CV171 Square 168 Stratum HPalisade ditch. Excavation to subsoil. No indication of postholes.
18CV171 Square 169 Borrow PitBorrow pit.
18CV171 Square 170 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 174 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card. Carbon sample only.
18CV171 Square 176 Posthole 1Posthole. Light fraction, heavy fraction. Charcoal samples only.
18CV171 Square 187 Palisade DitchPalisade ditch fill. Postmolds separate.
18CV171 Square 188 Posthole 14Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 188 Posthole 9Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 190 PitShell/carbon filled pit.
18CV171 Square 191 Posthole 1No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 196 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 208 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 248 Trash Filled PitTrash filled pit.
18CV171 Square 249 Trash Filled PitTrash filled pit. Botanical analysis done on Stratum 2.
18CV171 Square 272 Trash Filled PitTrash filled pit. Bags of flotation and waterscreen materials.
18CV171 Square 273 Dark IntrusionDark intrusion.
18CV171 Square 291 Trash Filled PitTrash filled pit.
18CV171 Square 311 Palisade TrenchPalisade trench.
18CV171 Square 313 Borrow PitBorrow pit. Oyster shell artifacts only.
18CV171 Square 333 Palisade Trench 
18CV171 Square 72 Trash PitTrash filled pit.
18CV171 Square 88 Posthole 13Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 91 E-1Palisade ditch.
18CV171 Square 91 E-2Palisade post molds.
18CV171 Square 91 E-3Palisade fill.
18CV171 Square 92 Borrow PitBorrow pit.
18CV171 Square 92 Circular IntrusionCircular intrusion. Oyster shell, carbon sample, heavy and light fraction artifacts only.
18CV171 Square 95 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 96 Posthole 1Posthole. No provenience card.
18CV171 Square 97 Posthole 1Posthole. Charcoal sample only.

18CV175Trueman's Appeal  (7 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV175 Feature 1Roughly dressed, ferruginous sandstone wall set with burnt oyster shell mortar. Probably bulkhead cellar entrance.
18CV175 Feature 2Cellar hole fill exposed in 2 test units. TPQ based on diagnostics.
18CV175 Feature 3Amorphous irregular lens.
18CV175 Feature 4Cellar hole fill (middle), TPQ from diagnostics.
18CV175 Feature 5Cellar hole fill (lower), TPQ from diagnostics
18CV175 Feature 6Possible construction feature related to cellar.
18CV175 Feature 7Possibly related to cellar feature (2,4,5).

18CV217John's Creek Cabin  (3 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV217 Feature 3Subrectangular depression, unidentified function. Possibly related to later WWII training activities or juvenile activities.
18CV217 StructureIdentified in Phase I.
18CV217 WellBrick-lined well. Tested, not excavated.

18CV271Patuxent Point  (71 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV271 1718E, F, GPosthole/mold east wall of Structure 1 at corner with addition.
18CV271 1818E, FPosthole/mold NE corner of Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1711L, M, NPossibly associated with Structure 2. Intruded by 1711HJK.
18CV271 Feature 13' deep, `12' diameter. Layers of soil and oyster shell intermixed with domestic refuse. Possibly associated with Building 2.
18CV271 Feature 1515EPost complex north half, continues into 1516. SW corner of Structure 1 (Dwelling).
18CV271 Feature 1516E, FSouth wall of Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1516G, H, J, K, LRoasting pit.
18CV271 Feature 1518E, F, HReplacement posthole/mold cuts through 1518G. 1518H described as a "halo" around postmold. SE corner Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1518GCut by 1518E,F,H. SE corner Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1518JBelow Feature 1516H. Unsure if posthole is associated with structure 1, or planting/scaffolding hole.
18CV271 Feature 1518KPossible planting or scaffolding hole.
18CV271 Feature 1518LPossible planting or scaffolding hole.
18CV271 Feature 1518MPossible planting or scaffolding hole.
18CV271 Feature 1611E, F, GUnidentified outbuilding, possible associated with Feature 1 pit.
18CV271 Feature 1611H-PInterpreted as a borrow pit on east edge of Feature 1. Similar to feature in 1711.
18CV271 Feature 1611R, S 
18CV271 Feature 1616E, GPossible storage pit in SW quadrant of Structure 1
18CV271 Feature 1616FPart of a series of shallow possible pit features in SW bay of Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1616HPart of a series of shallow possible pit features in SW bay of Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1616JPart of a series of shallow possible pit features in SW bay of Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1616NPart of a series of shallow possible pit features in SW corner of Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1617EPossible postmold. Charcoal, gravel feature north half.
18CV271 Feature 1618E, F, G, H, JRecords are unclear for 1618 G and J. Appears to be a posthole/mold excavated in 3 levels. East wall of Structure 1 at addition.
18CV271 Feature 1618K, LPosthole and mold, addition to Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1618M, N, P, S, T, WPosthole/mold. Possibly replaced. Excavated in layers. Addition to Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1619EUnidentified shallow pit filled with fired clay.
18CV271 Feature 1711E, F, G 
18CV271 Feature 1711H, J, KPosthole intrudes 1711L, M, N.
18CV271 Feature 1711P, R, S, TSimilar to 1611H-P. Possible borrow pit on east edge of Feature 1.
18CV271 Feature 1716E, F, G, HSmall posthole/mold interpreted to be part of a doorway.
18CV271 Feature 1716J, K, LPosthole/postmold middle of west wall of Structure 1 (dwelling house).
18CV271 Feature 1717E, FPosthole/mold possibly support for partition wall.
18CV271 Feature 1718H, J, KPosthole/mold addition to Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1816E, F, G, H, JSmaller postmold near doorway of Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1909EFire-cracked rock feature. Possible Early Woodland, Accokeek.
18CV271 Feature 1909E-KPossible oyster cooking pit.
18CV271 Feature 1916E, HSubfloor pit feature at mouth of hearth associated with Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1916F, G, K, L, M, NPost. NW corner Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 1917E, F, G, HPosthole/mold on North wall Structure 1. Records somewhat unclear.
18CV271 Feature 1918E, FPosthole, NE corner Structure 1.
18CV271 Feature 2Unidentified pit. Approximately 4.5'x3.2', 17" deep.
18CV271 Feature 2104E-LShell feature. Cut by Burial 15. See also Feature 2204E, Burial 15.
18CV271 Feature 2107EBurial 10: Adult male. 30-35 years old. European ancestry. This burial disturbs 11 and 12. Notable for extreme pipe wear on teeth. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2107F, GBurial 13: Child. 13 years old. Sex and ethnicity undetermined. Noteable pipe wear on teeth. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2108E, GBurial 2: Adult female. ~55-60 years old. European ancestry. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2108FBurial 3: Adult female, 37-43 years old. European ancestry. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2109E, FBurial 1: adult, female, ~24 years old, European ancestry. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2204EBurial 15: Adult female, 26-32 years old. European ancestry. Buried with 15A, fetus or young infant in pelvic region. Suggested fetal age 9.5-10 lunar months. Notable localized tooth attrition similar to Burial 8. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2207E, FBurial 12: Adult male, 27-32 years old, European ancestry. This burial was disturbed by Burial 10. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2208EBurial 4: Infant, ~9 months old. Sex and ethnicity undetermined. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2208FBurial 5: Child. ~1.2-1.4 years, sex and ethnicity not determined. Burial appears to intrude into earlier pit containing oyster shell and native american ceramic fragments. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2208HBurial 6: Child, ~8-9 years old. Sex and ethnicity undetermined. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2208JBurial 8: Adult male, 28-33 years old. European ancestry. Notable dental attrition due to pipe wear and possible holding of pins or similarly sized material. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2208KBurial 9: Child, ~10-11 years. Sex and ethnicity undetermined. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2208M, NBurial 11: Child, ~5 years old. Sex and ethnicity undetermined. Disturbed by Burial 10. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2213E-HPossibly prehistoric. Probably used once for small, intense fire.
18CV271 Feature 2215Possibly prehistoric. No clear line delineating feature.
18CV271 Feature 2306EUnidentified small shell feature.
18CV271 Feature 2406Unidentified shell feature.
18CV271 Feature 2406EBurial 14: Adult male, 33-38 years old, European ancestry. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2506EPossible posthole.
18CV271 Feature 2605E, FCircular pit or root mold.
18CV271 Feature 2606EBurial 16: Child, 13-14 years old. Sex and ethnicity undetermined. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2607FBurial 18: Adolescent male, 15-17 years old. African ancestry. A clay pipe was found associated with the bones of one hand and a brass button in the pelvic area. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2607GBurial 19: Adult male, 38-45 years old. European ancestry. Dental pipe wear. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2608E-KShell pit. Artifact count includes shell, charcoal and sample bags.
18CV271 Feature 2706EBurial 17: Adult female, 25-30 years old. European ancestry. (Please contact MacLab with questions about this collection.)
18CV271 Feature 2708E 
18CV271 Feature 3Intruded by posthole from Building 1. Possible pit or re-excavated posthole.
18CV271 Feature 4Circular, shallow dish shaped pit. 4' diameter. 0.9' deep.
18CV271 Feature 5Provenience 2011E, large, amorphous pit. Only partially excavated before being destroyed. Modern, trapping earlier materials.

18CV272Otter Site  (19 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV272 Feature 1Southern feature cluster. Excavated in 1987 Phase II. Trough-shaped basin. Unknown use, but shallowness seems to preclude storage.
18CV272 Feature 11Bowl-shaped profile with small amount of charcoal. Southern feature cluster.
18CV272 Feature 2Catalog indicates historic materials, but report does not. Similar to Feature 1. Southern Feature cluster, excavated during Phase II, 1987. Irregularly shaped oval tightly packed with shell.
18CV272 Feature 23Two layers of soil. Possible postmold, possibly associated with a structure.
18CV272 Feature 24Shallow basin shape. Possibly associated with a structure.
18CV272 Feature 25Circular shape. Damaged by heavy equipment.
18CV272 Feature 26Circular stain.
18CV272 Feature 27Only half excavated. 7' x 4.8' roughly oval shaped stain densely packed with oyster. Interpreted as being contemporaneous with other large features at the site.
18CV272 Feature 3Pit of unknown original purpose. May have been covered and left open with multiple fill episodes. Southern feature cluster.
18CV272 Feature 4Southern feature cluster. Excavated during Phase II, 1987.
18CV272 Feature 5Shell smear on top of buried plowzone. Historic and prehistoric artifacts. Southern feature cluster.
18CV272 Feature 6Oval stain disturbed by tree root. Southern feature cluster. Paleobotanical analysis did not produce results.
18CV272 Feature 7"V-shaped" stain possibly representing a postmold. May be related to a structure.
18CV272 Feature 8Composed of two stains, possibly associated with structure.
18CV272 Gravel StainDetermined to be cultural because of elevation and artifacts. Part of southern feature cluster.
18CV272 Postmold AStructural supports for the covering over Feature 3.
18CV272 Postmold BAssociated with Feature 3, supports for structure around Feature 3 and Postmold B-D.
18CV272 Postmold CStructural support for cover over Feature 3.
18CV272 Postmold DStructural support for Feature 3 covering.

18CV279Compton/Patuxent II  (26 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV279 Feature 1No bone or tooth intact. Feature 1 is a prehistoric burial feature located beneath 17th century structure. Feature 1 was penetrated by Feature 10, a historic post hole/mold related to Structure 4. Artifact count includes samples. (No bone recovered)
18CV279 Feature 1018 x 25 foot probable storage building.
18CV279 Feature 11One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 12Probable cooking pit, similar to Feature 2, elliptical.
18CV279 Feature 13Shallow pit containing sorted gravels, indicative of water movement from below. Possibly demarcates location of a former spring. Artifact count unknown.
18CV279 Feature 14Shallow pit east of Structure 3, possibly originally used for preparation of mortar. Near Feature 18.
18CV279 Feature 15Cooking pit. Artifact count includes samples.
18CV279 Feature 16One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 17One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 18Shallow pit east of Structure 3. Possibly originally used in preparation of mortar. Near Feature 14.
18CV279 Feature 19One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 2Storage pit or pit to steam shellfish. Elliptical, similar to Feature 12. Artifact count includes samples.
18CV279 Feature 20One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 21One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 22Similar to Feature 15. Artifact count unknown.
18CV279 Feature 23SE corner of 16 x 16 foot earthfast house with chimney.
18CV279 Feature 24SE corner of 16 x 16 foot house and chimney.
18CV279 Feature 25Fence on north end of site. Probably post-dates abandonment.
18CV279 Feature 26Burnt subsoil area north of house. Remains of surface fire.
18CV279 Feature 3Pit apparantly excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal. There are 12 similar features, not necessarily directly associated. Artifact count includes samples.
18CV279 Feature 4Cooking pit. Historic brick came from Level 1.
18CV279 Feature 5One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 6One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 7One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.
18CV279 Feature 8The largest, deepest, and earliest of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal. Largest number of ceramic sherds, more complete sherds, higher percentage of Dutch on site. Greatest amount of oyster shell recovered on site. Notable artifacts include lock mechanisms.
18CV279 Feature 9One of 12 pits probably excavated for clay and later used for refuse disposal.

18CV344Chapline Place/Field Locus 8/ Young Property  (7 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV344 Feature 1Test Units 1 and 6, not fully excavated, reached a depth of 2.5 feet. Unknown length. Note: Report is missing pages 52/53 with Feature 1 summary.
18CV344 Feature 1018 foot long shallow trench, perpendicular to fenceline (Feature 9), V-shaped bottom. No dateable artifacts, count unknown.
18CV344 Feature 5Fill excavated as one layer, final function was trash pit for kitchen refuse.
18CV344 Feature 6No dateable artifacts. Cluster of 4 postmolds east of Feature 5, possibly represents a gate related to Feature 9 fenceline. Unknown artifact count.
18CV344 Feature 74 x 2 foot pit with multiple fill episodes over a short time.
18CV344 Feature 8Filled with trash (hearth sweepings) after use as storage pit. May have been used for storage contemporaneously with or later than Features 5 and 7.
18CV344 Feature 9Feature 9 is made up of postmolds 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 and, possibly, 6. Only postmolds 3 and 7 were excavated. Postmold 7 had no artifacts.

18CV350Roberts Site  (4 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV350 Feature 40Shallow depression that appears to have been quickly filled by natural sedementation. I*S bottle seal, possibly from owner James Skinner
18CV350 Feature 41Possible root cellar from unknown earlier occupation. No evidence of a structure based on archaeology.
18CV350 Feature 42Filled with sandy soil. No artifacts. 25% excavated.
18CV350 Features 1-39, Features 43-52Animal enclosure; 4 fence lines with 5th line possibly acting to confine animals for branding, etc. 17 postholes completely excavated.

18CV426Sukeek's Cabin  (16 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18CV426 Feature in 6168Unit 6168, exposed at base of Stratum E. Depression under house floor. Possibly represents a depression under the original floor of the dwelling.
18CV426 Sheet MiddenMidden from all units around house. *Artifact count is approximate.
18CV426 TU 5466 Feature DShallow depressions.
18CV426 TU 5466 Feature EMostly shell, probably meal remains.
18CV426 TU 5466 Feature FShell dump from meal.
18CV426 TU 5569 Feature HProbable fence post.
18CV426 TU 5569 Feature JIndeterminate.
18CV426 TU 5569 Feature KPossible writing slate.
18CV426 TU 5569 Feature L 
18CV426 TU 5569 Feature M 
18CV426 TU 5569 Feature NIndeterminate feature. Molded glass bead.
18CV426 TU 5569 Feature P 
18CV426 TU 6269 Feature FHorseshoe-shaped feature, probably representing floor joist locations (F, G, H, J) and a possible builder's trench (K). Artifact count includes mostly plaster. Unit 6269H not cataloged.
18CV426 TU 6269 Feature GFloor joist related. A lot of plaster.
18CV426 TU 6269 Feature JConstruction trench; plaster and nails.
18CV426 TU 6269 Feature KFloor joist related. Base of horseshoe-shaped feature.

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