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Short Description:
Light sandy layer in drawbridge pit
Issued to
Ben Swain | 21/10/2019
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Interpretation

    • Backfill of robber trench
      • Indie Jago
    • 22-10-2019
    • Fill of a Victorian robber trench
      • Nat Jackson
    • 23-10-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Moderately compact
  • Browny yellow
  • Silty sand
  • Small pieces of stone, occasional charcoal,
  • Length - 4.65m Width - 0.45m Thickness - 0.62m
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  • Hand excavated/ fair

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 5 8 Year 2020
Animal Bone 9 242 Year 2020
Ceramic Building Material 9 585 Tile with mortar (Year 2020)
Ceramic Building Material 1 254 Year 2019
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 4 Stem (Year 2019)
Clay Tobacco Pipe 1 3 Year 2020
Copper Alloy Object 1 2 Handle with bone (Year 2020)
Ferrous Object 1 13 Year 2019
Pot 1 6 Year 2019
Pot 6 91 Year 2019
Shell 2 10 Oyster (2019)

Feature

  • Feature: Pon_111
    • Robber Trench

Site Photos

  • 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.

Record Details

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  • Ben Swain 21-10-2019
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