By Craig Spence

ISBN-10: 0904818403

ISBN-13: 9780904818406

E-book of this 3rd version of the London division of city Archaeology's handbook areas their massive event inside everyone's achieve. it's been designed `for use within the box and covers the tools and strategies hired by way of MOLAS in either recording and excavation. it truly is prepared in sections from basic contexts corresponding to deposits and cuts, in the course of the linked task of environmental sampling, to extra complicated beneficial properties equivalent to masonry and bushes buildings. extra sections take care of skeleton and coffin recording and unearths recovery.' The 1994 variation has new sections on images, surveying and recommendations for the contents of a website archive. even though it is predicated on paintings in an city surroundings, it truly is adaptable to different stipulations. A5, unfastened leaf structure. (Museum of London, third version 1994)

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Sub-samples: If it is a dendrochronological sample and several slices have been cut from a single timber, state this here and give appropriate sub-sample numbers. Sample type: Tick box that corresponds to the item. Is it 'wood', 'charcoal' (either a single piece or a cache of carbonised material) or 'miscellaneous' - anything else that requires identification or analysis. Type of feature: Briefly describe the feature. 1). WOOD Sampled for: Tick appropriate box. All wood samples are identified and their potential for dendrochronology assessed.

What other foundations on the site were cut to this absolute depth? Can they be put in the same or similar 'phases', although spatially separated? These and similar questions should be asked of the material a t a n early stage in its recording. , Ground level I I trample Room for a stand~ngman on one or both sides Trench built . - Free standing 28 Tren,ch-builtand free standing foundations. Description of foundations:Stone or brick walls generally sit on specially-made foundations which should be described separately from the walls themselves.

For these reasons masonry recording involves the following elements: Every element of a masonry structure h a s a separate written description compiled on a Masonry Recording Sheet. ,, possibly including recording by photogrammetric methods. 1 HOW T O C O M P L E T E T H E MASONRY R E C O R D I N G S H E E T (Fig. 24) This sheet should be used whenever masonry structural features are recorded. 1 ). Those parts t h a t a r e unique to the Masonry Recording Sheet are explained below. Masonry prompts: l .

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