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Short Description:
Dump layer at the East of the trench
Issued to
Roger Watson | 18/06/2016
106

Interpretation

    • Dump of shell waste from bait for fishing lines, possibly layers of dumping leading to diffuse deposit.
      • Hannah Thomas
    • 19-6-2016

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose
  • Light greyish brown
  • Sand
  • 70% shells
  • Length 1.50m Width 0.86m Depth 0.36m
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  • Dug with trowel; dry, warm conditions

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 356 1290
Slag 3 124
Pot 115 970 LINKED TO 3023. Tweed valley type ware and other earlier types highly fragmented but some linking sherds. (1150>1650). 7 NOT POT - stone/bone. (Andrew Sage, 2017)
Shell 11 59
Ferrous Object 5 50
Copper Alloy Object 1 16
Lead Object 1 14

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: LDF_160959
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    • Large pit, layer under shell midden, facing North East
  • Photo: LDF_160960
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    • Large pit, layer under shell midden, facing South West
  • Photo: LDF_160961
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    • Large pit, layer under shell midden, facing South East
  • Photo: LDF_160962
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    • Large pit, layer under shell midden, facing North East
  • Photo: LDF_161402
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    • Large pit post-excavation, facing North East.
  • Photo: LDF_161403
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    • Large pit post-excavation, facing North West.
  • Photo: LDF_161404
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    • Large pit post-excavation, facing South East.
  • Photo: LDF_161405
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    • Large pit post-excavation, facing North East.
  • Photo: LDF_161406
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    • Large pit post-excavation, facing North West.
  • Photo: LDF_161407
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    • Large pit post-excavation, facing South East.

Plan

  • Plan: LDF_3
    • Pre ex plan of trench 3
    • David Hazel
    • 22-6-2016

Samples

  • Sample: LDF_5
    • Xosé Gago
    • 19-6-2016
  • Sample: LDF_6
    • Chris Brown
    • 21-6-2016

Objects

  • Find: LDF_6
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    • Worked horn
    • Bone
  • Find: LDF_11
    • Ship nail; Rove missing. Length 60.5mm. Shank width 15.5mm.
    • Iron
  • Find: LDF_16
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    • Possible Fish Hook: LDF 16, Partial. Possible hook. D. of shank 3mm. Length 20mm. Ctxt 3015 (dump layer) Medieval
    • Iron
  • Find: LDF_21
    • Assemblage of nine clench bolts, mostly with attached roves. (a) Length (overall) 56mm. Plank thickness 30.1mm. Rove d. 30mm Shank width 14.5mm (b) Length (overall) 62mm. Plank thickness 33.3mm. Rove d.30mm Shank width 15mm (c) Shank only. Length 69mm, Shank width 19mm (d) Length (overall) 63mm. Plank thickness 35mm. Rove d. 31mm. Shank width 11mm (e) Length (overall) 49.2mm. Plank thickness 32mm. Rove d.28mm Shank width 13mm (f) Length (overall) 44.6mm. Plank thickness 30mm. Rove d.30mm. Shank width 15.6mm (g) Shank only. Length 28mm. Shank width 13.5mm (h) Length (overall) 50mm. Plank thickness 28mm Rove diam. c.26mm Shank width 12mm (i) Length (overall) 59mm.Plank thickness 36mm. Rove diam. c25mm Shank 14.9mm
    • Iron

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