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Short Description:
Silty sandy lens layer under (1064) and (1066)
Issued to
Nat Jackson | 30/10/2019
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Interpretation

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

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Moderate
  • Lenses of yellow brown sand and blue grey clay
  • Lenses of silty sand and silty clay
  • Occasional charcoal flecks, occasional roots
  • Length - 3.88m Width - 2.48m Thickness - 0.31m
  • Animal burrow through context Small finds 2019: 11 Stone Object Medieval x1 Worked stone 12 Stone Object Medieval x1 Worked stone 13 Stone Object Medieval x1 Worked stone
  • Hand excavated/ fair

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 49 275 Some bird (Year 2019)
Animal Bone 46 680 Year 2019
Animal Bone 11 162 Year 2019
Ceramic Building Material 4 1465 Year 2019
Ferrous Object 49 275 Nail (Year 2019)
Ferrous Object 1 16 Year 2019
Ferrous Object 2 62 Year 2019
Pot 1 22 Green glazed (Year 2019)
Pot 6 18 Year 2019
Pot 1 20 Year 2019
Shell 3 14 Year 2019
Stone 1 163 Year 2019

Feature

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Site Photos

  • 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_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_18
    • Nat Jackson
    • 31-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_19
    • Nat Jackson
    • 31-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_22
    • Nat Jackson
    • 1-11-2019

Objects

  • Find: PON_11
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    • Worked stone
    • Stone
  • Find: PON_12
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    • Worked stone
    • Stone
  • Find: PON_13
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    • Worked masonry
    • Stone

Record Details

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  • Nat Jackson 30-10-2019
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