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ABCD: 1256

Dinas Emrys 54-6 Beddgelert

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Location: Dinas Emrys 54-6, Beddgelert, 1961, Gwynedd, Wales SH595495
Period: Iron Age/Romano-British/Dark Age
Category: hillfort
Notes: gradually infilling pool or cistern
Topography: rocky steepsided hilltop
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

Seddon B. 1961. Report on the organic deposits in the pool at Dinas Emrys. 72-7. In: Savory H N. 1961. Excavations at Dinas Emrys, Beddgelert (Caerns.) 1954-56. Archaeol. Cambrensis. 109. 13-77. Wales, Gwynedd

Processed by
BS - Seddon, Dr B: Botany Dept National Museum of Wales (1972)

Sample: 1256a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
PC:PR com pool fill nr sub-roman dark age ? ?

Context integrity: 1
Context preservation: wl
Dating method: arte
Dating validity: 0
Environmental interpretion: accumulated rems of aquatic plants
Archaeological interpretion: natural infilling between phases of activity on site

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Ceratophyllum demersum pro w Q + 1
Corylus avellana pro w Q + 1
Eriophorum angustifolium pro w Q + 1
Fraxinus excelsior twi w Q + 1
Glyceria cf. declinata pro w Q + 1
Ilex aquifolium lvs w Q + 1
Ilex aquifolium pro w Q + 1
Ilex aquifolium twi w Q + 1
Juncus effusus pro w Q + 1
Potentilla palustris pro w Q + 1
Rubus fruticosus agg. pro w Q + 1
Sambucus nigra pro w Q + 1
Sphagnum sp. lvs w Q + 1

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