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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
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.
    • Iron

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