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Short Description:
large rectangular worked stone, next to 1088. Not keyed into the drawbridge pit walls.
Issued to
Indie Jago | 31/07/2020
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Interpretation

    • Not keyed into drawbridge pit and sat on silting layers, possibly supporting a later timer structure
      • Indie Jago
    • 21-8-2020

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Sandstone
  • One block, see dimensions.
  • Well finished. Ashlar.
  • Not keyed into or bonded to any other stones.
  • Rectangular block
  • Sat a right angle to the drawbridge pit wall
  • N/A
  • Length - 0.72m Width - 0.44m Height - 0.32m
  • Sketch photo 2, Chris is pointing at 1089 stood on 1092

Finds

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Feature

  • Feature: PON_121
    • Two large rectangular stone blocks floating in the fill of the drawbridge.

Site Photos

  • Photo: PON_200002
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    • South wall of drawbridge pit, showing large masonry blocks (1088), (1089) and (1092). Looking south. 2m scales.
  • Photo: PON_200005
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    • Large masonry blocks (1088), (1089) and (1092). Looking south. 1m and 2m scales.
  • Photo: PON_200015
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    • Large masonry blocks (1089) overlying drawbridge pit layers. Looking south. 1m scales.

Record Details

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  • Indie Jago 31-7-2020
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