Figure 1: (a) Map of Barbados with approximate location of Mount marked. (Washington, D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency, 1980. © Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5140.ct002725) (b) The Mount Plantation, St George's, Barbados. © Government of Barbados 1988. Overseas Surveys Directorate 218/1. Barbados Sheet 9. 2nd edition.
Figure 2: Mount shown on Gibbs map of Barbados, c. 1825. Photo taken by Terry Suthers. Used with permission.
Figure 3: The fieldwalking data collected during the rapid survey of Millfield (bottom left) and Upper Tenantry (top right) at Mount, overlaid on aerial image. The schematic colour bars reflect the density of finds in each 30m section of the furrows. Satellite imagery ©2013 Google and ©2013 DigitalGlobe.
Figure 4: Assemblage from Upper Tenantry showing the presence of whiteware, pearlware and glass suggesting proximity of habitation in the nineteenth century.
Figure 5: Assemblage from Millfield showing the greater predominance of course earthenwares associated with industrial sugar production and the lesser proportions of tablewares seen in Upper Tenantry.
Figure 6: (a) Upper Tenantry: shoulder/rim sherd of a white salt-glazed stoneware plate with barleycorn moulding; second quarter of the 18th century; (b) Upper Tenantry: press-moulded slipware dish with trailed slip decoration; 18th century; (c) Upper Tenantry: transfer-printed whitewares in blue, with the 'Willow' pattern on the left; mid-19th century; (d) Upper Tenantry: sponge-decorated whiteware plate rims, with the pattern 'Grecian' on the right; late 19th century
Figure 7: (a) Upper Tenantry: whitewares with cut-sponge and under-glaze painted decoration; mid- to late 19th century; (b) Upper Tenantry: whiteware plate with moulded shell edge with even scallops, coloured blue under the glaze; 1820s-1840s; (c) Upper Tenantry: whiteware plates with moulded shell (right) and leaf frond (left) edges, coloured blue under the glaze; 1830s-1840s; (d) Upper Tenantry: whiteware sherds with slip decoration; mid- to late 19th century
Figure 8: (a) Upper Tenantry: pearlwares and whitewares with under-glaze painted decoration and (top right) banded and feather slip decoration; mid-19th century; (b) Upper Tenantry: refined yellow wares with banded slip and mocha decoration; mid-19th century
Figure 9: Overview of gradiometry (top) and resistivity (below) surveys conducted at Mount, Barbados. Gradiometry surveys were conducted with a Geoscan FM36 and were undertaken using a 1 x 0.25 m sampling strategy, interpolated to 0.5 x 0.25 m. Resistivity surveys conducted with a Geoscan RM15 and were undertaken using a 1 x 0.5 m sampling strategy, interpolated to 0.5 x 0.5 m. Satellite imagery ©2013 Google and ©2013 DigitalGlobe.
Figure 10: Lower Pasture surveys including gradiometry (top left), resistivity (top right) and combined interpretation (bottom). Gradiometry survey shown at -6nT (white) to +6nT (black) with high density sampling undertaken in the south-western corner (0.5 x 0.25m interpolated to 0.25 x 0.25m) shown at -6nT (white) to +6nT (black). Resistivity survey undertaken shown at 45 ohms (white) to 90 ohms (black)
Figure 11: Gradiometry survey of horse paddock west of Lower Pasture (left) and interpretation (right). Shown at -6nT (white) to +6nT (black)
Figure 12: Surveys north-east of the chicken shed. Gradiometry survey (top left) shown at -12nT (white) to +12nT (black). Resistivity survey (top right) shown at 25 ohms (white) to 55 ohms (black). Combined interpretation shown at bottom
Figure 13: Surveys south-west of the chicken shed. Gradiometry survey (top left) shown at -6nT (white) to +6nT (black). Resistivity survey (top right) shown at 40 ohms (white) to 70 ohms (black). Combined interpretation shown at bottom
Figure 14: Members of the team carrying out the rapid clicker fieldwalking in Upper Tenantry, Mount.
Figure 15: Members of the team carrying out the resistivity survey in Lower Pasture, Mount.
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