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Short Description:
Fill of beam slot
Issued to
Nat Jackson | 14/10/2019
65

Interpretation

    • Beam slot? Dig into the natural sandstone, filled with a Victorian deposit, possibly to level off for the steps which were on top?
      • Nat Jackson
    • 17-10-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Fairly loose
  • Brown / dark brown
  • Silty sand
  • Large sandstone fragments, small, medium and large stones, coal and charcoal flecks
  • Length - 1.42m Width - 0.36m Thickness - 0.42m
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  • Hand excavated

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
None
None

Feature

  • Feature: PON_109
    • Beam slot

Site Photos

  • Photo: PON_193825
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    • Pre-excavation photo of backfill of beam slot cut through levelling deposit 1034, 1m scale
  • Photo: PON_193829
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    • Southwest facing section of remains of beam slot 1033, looking northeast, 0.4m scale
  • Photo: PON_193830
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    • Southwest facing section of remains of beam slot 1033, looking northeast, 0.4m scale

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