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Short Description:
Single stone keyed into wall 1060, roughly worked with some degradation, no masons marks
Issued to
Nat Jackson | 01/11/2019
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Interpretation

    • May have supported a wooden structure. Curved underside looks decorative and the flat top suggests it could support a structure.
      • Indie Jago
    • 1-11-2019
    • Corbel/bracket supporting (presumably) a timber crossbeam or upright
      • Chris Casswell
    • 1-8-2020

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Sandstone
  • Width - 400mm Length - 240mm (from wall 1060) Height - 260mm
  • Roughly worked, quite degraded. Flat on the top of the stone, the underside is worked into a curved shape.
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  • N-S
  • Mortar
  • Width - 400mm Length - 240mm (from wall 1060) Height - 260mm
  • Keyed into wall 1060

Finds

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Feature

  • Feature: PON_101
    • Drawbridge pit
  • Feature: PON_122
    • Two corbel stones keyed into drawbridge pit wall 1060.

Record Details

  • Not set
  • Nat Jackson 1-11-2019
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