Stage 3

 

Seabed sampling

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Stage 3 of the project involved a programme of seabed sampling with the aim of establishing the presence of any remaining archaeological material since the original discovery. Three sampling techniques were trialled: clamshell grabs, still photographic survey, and beam trawl. Further animal remains and flint artefacts were recovered using the clamshell grab from a particular region of Area 240. These results have led to a significant improvement toward our understanding of the character of the historic environment in the region.

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