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Short Description:
Natural bedrock
Issued to
Indie Jago | 11/10/2019
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Interpretation

    • bedrock on where barbican walls stand. To the south east, although not excavated, is likely to be the barbican ditch cut into natural rock
      • Nat Jackson
    • 14-10-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

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  • mostly pale dirty yellow, seems of red/purple. At the base of the drawbridge pit it is a reddish purple sandstone.
  • sandstone
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  • hand excavation

Finds

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Feature

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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_191620
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    • N facing photo of section 2. Natural bedrock (1030) and masonry reached in N end of pit. 2m scale.

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  • Indie Jago 11-10-2019
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