TAESP: Places of Special Interest Dataset

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POSI Number TP033
GU number GU0341
Intensive Survey Zone Asinou
Village Nikitari
Locality Paleolinos
Easting 497900.00
Northing 3878350.00
Elevation (m) 568.00
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Source Aerial
Aerial Photograph 63-35-036
Team Leader ESG
Summary Ruins of Stavros Church located south east (above) Panayia Phorviotissa
Topography On an spur/hilltop surrounded by deep gullies
Vegetation Pine, grasses, hawthorns, wild garlic
Access Gully access, Hillslope trails
Description Environment Situated on a hilltop. Overlooking Nikitari to the north and valley to the south. Has a prominent postion in the landscape. Located very high up in the landscape.Easiest climb to the hilltop is via eastern ridge.
Pottery Some
Tile Some
Chipped Stone None
Ground Stone None
Slag None
Architecture Some
Visibility (%) 40
Description POSI Low foundation walls. The southern wall has 3 courses of construction. The north wall has up to 2 courses of construction. The church is roughly rectangular in shape and contains a curved apse on its east wall. The western church wall contains one entrance and the northern wall possibly contains one entrance. Wall width is c. 70 cm. The walls of the church contain limestone/water mortar. The walls are not made from riverstones. A pit that is lined with stones has been located 3 m from the churches eastern wall.
Condition Poor, rubble, ruins, foundation walls remaining.
Settlement No
Church Yes
Building Yes
Bridge No
Check Dam No
Threshing Floor No
Tomb No
Kiln No
Other Structure No
Rock No
Mine/Adit No
Botany No
Extraction No
Road No
Pottery No
Lithics No
View No
Geomorphology No
Prehistoric No
Iron Age No
Hellenistic/Roman No
Medieval/Ottoman Yes
Modern No
Slag No
Shrine No
Entered By CAT
Entered Date 18/7/2001 00:00:00
Recorded By CAT
Recorded Date 18/7/2001 00:00:00