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Short Description:
Dark layer in drawbridge pit
Issued to
Ben Swain | 21/10/2019
91

Interpretation

    • Silting layer in drawbridge pit
      • Indie Jago
    • 6-11-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Soft
  • Dark brown
  • Sandy silt
  • Common charcoal flecks and small degraded sandstone
  • Length - 3.20m Width - 2.48m Thickness - 0.30m
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  • Hand ex

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 128 1008 Year 2019
Animal Bone 17 156 Year 2019
Ceramic Building Material 2 255 Tile (Year 2019)
Lead Object 1 17 Folded (Year 2019)
Other (add to description) 1 5 Charcoal (Year 2019)
Pot 9 182 Year 2019
Pot 1 1 Green glazed (Year 2019)
Shell 5 38 Oyster (Year 2019)
Wood
Wood 2 4 Burned wood (Year 2019)

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: PON_190211
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    • Micromorphology samples taken from contexts (1050), (1058) and (1059). Samples from left to right sample 7 (1050), Sample 8 (1050) and (1058), sample 9 (1058), sample 10 (1058) and (1059), sample 11 (1059). 0.40m scale. Looking S.
  • Photo: PON_193944
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    • Photo of drawbridge pit F101. Robber trench [1054] around wall 1007 and 1060. 1m scales. Looking N.
  • Photo: PON_193951
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    • W facing photo after the removal of the Victorian robber trench [1054], exposing layers accumulated in drawbridge pit. 1m scale.

Samples

  • Sample: PON_1
    • Nat Jackson
    • 23-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_4
    • Nat Jackson
    • 28-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_7
    • Nat Jackson
    • 29-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_8
    • Nat Jackson
    • 29-10-2019

Record Details

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  • Ben Swain 21-10-2019
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