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Short Description:
Light fluffy silty sand under (1059)
Issued to
Nat Jackson | 29/10/2019
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Interpretation

    • Late medieval silting layer in drawbridge pit
      • Nat Jackson
    • 1-11-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Loose
  • Light brown
  • Silty sand
  • Occasional small and medium sized stones, occasional charcoal flecks, occasional roots
  • Length - 4.80m Width - 2.48m
  • Animal burrow through context
  • Hand excavated/ fine

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 28 372 Year 2019
Ceramic Building Material 1 145 Year 2019
Ceramic Building Material 1 145 Year 2019
Pot 6 69 Year 2019
Pot 1 11 Glazed (Year 2019)
Shell 1 1 Year 2019
Animal Bone 101 109 Year 2020
Ceramic Building Material 2 11 Round flat disc and frag (Year 2020)
Ferrous Object 3 6 Year 2020
Pot 5 6 Year 2020
Shell 1 1 Year 2020

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: PON_190001
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    • Indie and Chris in drawbridge pit on Halloween 2019.
  • Photo: PON_190003
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    • Indie and Chris in drawbridge pit on Halloween 2019.
  • Photo: PON_190008
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    • Samples taken from section 2. 1m scale. Looking E. 0004-0008. From left to right: Sample 15 (1064), sample 16 (1064) (1069), sample 19 (1068), sample 17 (1067), sample 18 (1067) (1068), sample 21 (1063) (1069), sample 20 (1069)
  • Photo: PON_190011
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    • Kinga, Joanne and team sieving soil from drawbridge pit
  • Photo: PON_190012
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    • Volunteers removing material from drawbridge pit. From left to right: Billy, Hannah, Lee, Nat, Ben, Rosie.
  • Photo: PON_191610
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    • Drawbridge pit F101 after the removal of section 2. Looking N. 2m scales. 1610-1609.
  • Photo: PON_191614
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    • Plan photo of section through drawbridge pit, N end. 1m scale. Looking E. 1613-1614.
  • Photo: PON_191622
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    • W facing section through drawbridge pit (section 2). S end of pit. Looking E. 1m scale.
  • Photo: PON_191624
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    • W facing section through drawbridge pit (section 2). Middle of section. 1m scale. Looking E.
  • Photo: PON_191625
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    • W facing section through drawbridge pit (section 2). N end of section. 1m scale. Looking E.

Samples

  • Sample: PON_12
    • Nat Jackson
    • 30-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_21
    • Nat Jackson
    • 31-10-2019

Record Details

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  • Nat Jackson 29-10-2019
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