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Table 35 Case study MERLF assemblage and radiocarbon dataset character. (from Tables 16, 18, 20, 22, 24,26, Appendix 1: Table 37).

From: Modelling medieval masonry construction: taxa-specific and habitat-contingent Bayesian techniques for the interpretation of radiocarbon data from Mortar-Entrapped Relict Limekiln Fuels

Case study Site and building name Dataset size MERLF taxa 5% statistical consistency Combine agreement Age range 95% (years)
CS1 Castle Fincharn
main block
5 Corylus Pass Good − 30 to 220
CS2 Aros Castle
north-west block
5 Betula Corylus Fail Poor 35 to 190
CS3 Castle Roy
enclosure and tower
5 Betula Pinus Pass Poor − 75 to 210
CS4 Lochindorb Castle
primary enclosure
5 Quercus Fail None 1555 to 1925
CS5 Achanduin Castle
enclosure and hall
3 Betula Quercus Pass Good 0 to 155
CS6 Lismore Cathedral
nave
3 Quercus/ Corylus Fail Poor 125 to 345
CS4* Lochindorb Castle
reduced dataset
4 Quercus Pass Poor 10–220
  1. MERLF taxa determining model time-constant are in bold