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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - AA-17476

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database

AA-17476

Wood from a primary ditch fill 123 from the west ditch cutting. The sediment was probably laid down in standing water. It contains numerous wood fragments and pre-dates the major recut from whose fill came the more substantial wood. Incorporated in the gradual build up of primary ditch silts by collapse or discard of wood into the ditch: not a deliberate deposition.

Canmore ID 65681

Map Number NX97SE

Site type Henge (Neol/bronze Age), Ard

Site number 13

NGR 295380 572130

Council 170

County 17

Parish TROQUEER (KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE)

Lab Analysis ID AA-17476

Material Dated wood (n.i.)

Sponsor HS

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 2065 bp +/-55

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error 115 bc +/-55

Delta -26.2

Calibration program used No

Calibration curve used No

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore