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Short Description:
Defensive masonry wall
Issued to
Indie Jago | 11/10/2019
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Interpretation

    • Part of a defensive structure. Early / late gate house?
      • Indie Jago
    • 11-10-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Inner face - smooth ashlar. Out face - not as smooth - with double chamber course
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  • Ashlar
  • Coursed / ashlar with mainly sandstone rubber core.
  • Very tight jointed
  • Linear oriented SSE - NNW
  • Dirty pink lime mortar
  • Length - 2.50m+ Width - 2.20m Height - 0.10 - 0.46m +
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Finds

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Feature

  • Feature: PON_101
    • Drawbridge pit

Site Photos

  • Photo: PON_191610
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    • Drawbridge pit F101 after the removal of section 2. Looking N. 2m scales. 1610-1609.
  • Photo: PON_193802
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    • Pre ex photo of trench. 1m scales. Facing NW. 3801-3803.
  • Photo: PON_193806
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    • pre ex photo of draw bridge pit wall (1007). 1m scale. Facing W. 3805-3086.
  • Photo: PON_193808
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    • pre ex photo of draw bridge pit F101. 2m scale. Facing NW. 3808-3810.
  • Photo: PON_193944
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    • Photo of drawbridge pit F101. Robber trench [1054] around wall 1007 and 1060. 1m scales. Looking N.

Record Details

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  • Indie Jago 11-10-2019
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