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Short Description:
Brown sandy silt above coal
Issued to
Indie Jago | 22/10/2019
96

Interpretation

    • Layer of silty sand within the drawbridge pit
      • Nat Jackson
    • 23-10-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Moderate
  • Grey brown
  • Silty sand
  • Charcoal flecks, small, medium and large stones,
  • Length - 4.55m Width - 2.48m Thickness - 0.30m
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  • Hand excavated/ fair

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 55 319 Year 2019
Animal Bone 36 123 Year 2019
Ceramic Building Material 2 234 1 brick, 1 tile, with mortar (Year 2019)
Ceramic Building Material 3 176 Year 2019
Pot 8 63 Year 2019
Pot 2 8 Small black varnish (Year 2019)
Shell 3 16 Oyster (Year 2019)
Shell 1 2 Snail (Year 2019)
Shell 7 9 Including snail (Year 2019)

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: PON_190208
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    • Volunteers Michelle, Ollie, Jamie, Billy and James removing layer 1055 from drawbridge pit F101. Volunteers Michelle, Evie, Jessica and Johnathon are cleaning W section. Joanna and Ryan investigate masonry (1020)
  • 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_2
    • Chris Casswell
    • 27-10-2019

Record Details

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  • Indie Jago 22-10-2019
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