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Short Description:
Wall Feature - south end
Issued to
Callum Tulpin | 18/08/2016
239

Interpretation

    • Enclosure wall possible used for livestock husbandry
      • Nigel Steel
    • 14-10-2016

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Large and smaller limestone blocks
  • Length 0.15 - 0.95m Width 0.25- 0.25m Depth 0.07 - 0.45
  • Roughly hewn/ undressed
  • Non - drystone
  • Utilising natural geology if underlying limestone pavement and adjacent scar.
  • Enclosure bank extends in semi-circular alignment progressing from one side oft he scar to the other.
  • Drystone
  • Length 27m (approx) Width 2.75m Depth 0.45m
  • Enclosure had spread either side of a central spine, with substantial boulders slipping from up slope. The wall had been underpinned by a foundation of small stones designed to level out the ground in advance of large, 1m+ boulders.

Finds

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Feature

  • Feature: UTU_202
    • Wall farthest from the cave

Site Photos

  • Photo: UTU_165917
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    • Trench 2 Post-excavation
  • Photo: UTU_165919
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    • Trench 2 Post-excavation
  • Photo: UTU_165922
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    • Trench 2 Post-excavation

Samples

  • Sample: UTU_7
    • Brendon Wilkins
    • 22-11-2016

Record Details

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