TAESP: Places of Special Interest Dataset

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POSI Number TP191
GU number GU2661
SIA Number TS05
Intensive Survey Zone Xyliatos
Village Xyliatos
Locality Litharkies
Easting 501874.00
Northing 3876036.00
Elevation (m) 512.00
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Source GPS
Sheet Map 1:5000 29-XXVI
Team Leader AGR
Summary Internal cement lining of well, visible in bulldozed section.
Topography On a terrace below a south facing slope.
Vegetation Almond above well and wild grasses.
Access Via dirt track from Ayios Yeoryios to south side of Alestos.
Description Environment Bulldozed terrace below south facing slope on south side of Alestos. Terrace riser faces S and the well is situated in this riser. The terrace has no vegetation around the well.
Pottery Some
Tile Some
Chipped Stone Unclear
Ground Stone Unclear
Slag Unclear
Architecture Some
Visibility (%) 90
Description POSI Internal wall lining of well, exposed in a bulldozed terrace riser. Stone external wall has been broken away (presumably by the bulldozing?). The lining of the well has a diameter of 135 cm approx. and is visible to a height of 160 cm. Against this and also in section various other parts of the well construction are visible. Boulder size chunks of concrete are on the riser above the well. This section of the bedrock is visible where its been cut to make the well. The fill inside the well is a mixture og soil, pebbles and pottery.
Condition Poor - damaged by bulldozer but some of the plasterwork is quite good in the lower sections.
Settlement No
Church No
Building No
Bridge No
Check Dam No
Threshing Floor No
Tomb No
Kiln No
Other Structure Yes
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 Yes
Medieval/Ottoman No
Modern No
Slag No
Shrine No
Entered By RAB
Entered Date 22/7/2003 00:00:00
Recorded By ESP
Recorded Date 22/7/2003 00:00:00