The fabric is usually pale cream (5Y 8/1) with a cream (2.5Y 8/2) surface, but it can range to pale orange-buff (7.5YR 8/6) with an orange (5YR 7/8) surface. It is hard with an irregular fracture and a rough feel. Corder Type 6 mortaria are one of the most common forms within this fabric type.
The composition, relative proportion and texture of the inclusions is most similar to that of the Reduced ware, with slightly coarser and common quartz (usually 0.2–0.3mm but up to 0.4mm). It is distinguished from the Parchment ware by its greater sand-sized content. The trituration grits are as described for Crambeck Parchment ware.
This sample contains common subrounded quartz grains to c 0.35mm set in the normal Crambeck matrix.