Submerged forest

Submerged forest (81892)

Easting
426156
Northing
616968

Description

8M east-west; 6M north-south. unworked wood fragments. 20 x65 x 10cm. 10 similar size fragments. One larger 84x25. amorphous peat well decayed. minimum depth 10cm extends out to the east


Periods
Period
Prehistory (before 43AD)
Period comments

prehistoric

Specific Date Range
The earliest date of the feature, as a year, if known
The latest date of the feature, as a year, if known
Feature Types
Monument Type - Broad
Archaeological feature
Monument Type - Narrow
Buried land surface
Monument Description
A former ground surface buried beneath an earthwork or other sequence of deposits (includes palaeosoils, turf lines).
Evidence Type - Broad
Botanical feature
Evidence Type - Narrow
Evidence Description
A monument composed of plants or trees, which are still extant. Especially relevant for park and garden features. For example tree avenue, orchard, rose garden and lawn.
Object Type - Broad
Deposit
Object Type - Narrow
Peat
Object Description
Material consisting of at least 90% organic matter by dry weight. Formed from plant material under damp, wet or acid conditions where the rate of accumulation is greater than the rate of decay.
Other:
Height OD (m)
How accessible is the feature?
Easily accessible - no restrictions, Accessible on foot (footpath)
Accessibility comments

on the foreshore

Other records:

NRHE Number
Unknown
NT HBSMR Number
Unknown
HER Event Number
Unknown
External Link
None

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Survey Information
Date of survey
7th July, 2016
Feature located?
Yes
State of the tide
Low
Proximity to coast edge
Intertidal zone
Coastal processes
Active sea erosion, Accreting
Is there a coastal defence?
Yes
Other threats?
Vegetation growth, Visitor erosion
If other, please specify
How visible are the remains? ABOVE GROUND
Limited visibility (partial remains)
How visible are the remains in the face of the cliff, ridge or dune? IN SECTION
Not applicable
Do you know if the feature is?
Is well known, Has local associations/history
Recommendations and Comments
What actions (if any) would you recommend for this feature?

C14 dating


Do you have any other comments?

Photos

MClement's image
Submerged forest by MClement
MClement's image
Submerged forest by MClement
MClement's image
Submerged forest by MClement
MClement's image
Submerged forest by MClement