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Short Description:
Dark brown clay in drawbridge pit
Issued to
Ben Swain | 23/10/2019
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Interpretation

    • Silting layer within drawbridge pit, 17th century
      • Nat Jackson
    • 1-11-2019

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Fairly compact friable
  • Dark brown
  • Silty clay
  • Occasional small stones, occasional charcoal flecks
  • Length - 4.21m Width - 2.48 Thickness - 0.44
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  • Hand excavated/ rainy

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Animal Bone 52 416 Year 2019
Ceramic Building Material 2 56 Year 2019
Other (add to description) 3 26 Charcoal (Year 2019)
Pot 6 163 Year 2019
Shell 4 10 Year 2019

Feature

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Site Photos

  • Photo: PON_190211
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    • Micromorphology samples taken from contexts (1050), (1058) and (1059). Samples from left to right sample 7 (1050), Sample 8 (1050) and (1058), sample 9 (1058), sample 10 (1058) and (1059), sample 11 (1059). 0.40m scale. Looking S.

Samples

  • Sample: PON_5
    • Nat Jackson
    • 28-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_8
    • Nat Jackson
    • 29-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_9
    • Nat Jackson
    • 29-10-2019
  • Sample: PON_10
    • Nat Jackson
    • 29-10-2019

Record Details

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  • Ben Swain 23-10-2019
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