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

    • Defensive wall - may be foundation to drum tower. Because sealed only by 1001 may have been exposed to mid 18th century at least
      • Indie Jago
    • 14-10-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Sandstone ashlar with two courses, chamber
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  • Oblique tooling lower down. Upper two course chamber look weathered
  • coursed - 4 courses observed
  • Close jointed
  • Curved in plan
  • lime mortar
  • Length - 1.60m + Width - 0.60 + Height - 0.50 - 0.70m
  • Tied in to chamber on outer face of 4907

Finds

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Feature

  • Feature: PON_108
    • Drum tower

Site Photos

  • Photo: PON_193802
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    • Pre ex photo of trench. 1m scales. Facing NW. 3801-3803.
  • Photo: PON_193804
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    • pre ex photo of drum tower (1011). 1m scale. Facing N. 3804-3085.

Record Details

  • Not set
  • Indie Jago 11-10-2019
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