van der Plicht, Johannes
Bronk Ramsey, Christopher
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CitationTyers, C., Sidell, J., van der Plicht, J., Marshall, P., Cook, G., Bronk Ramsey, C., & Bayliss, A. (2009). Wiggle-matching using known-age pine from Jermyn Street, London. Radiocarbon, 51(2), 385-396.
AbstractA slice of pine from the period covered by single-year calibration data (Stuiver 1993) was selected to serve as part of the quality assurance procedures of the English Heritage radiocarbon dating program, following successful wiggle-matching of 14C measurements from structural 15th century English oak timbers (Hamilton et al. 2007). The timber selected was a roofing element from a house on Jermyn Street, central London, demonstrated by dendrochronology to have been felled in AD 1670. Eighteen single-ring samples were dated by the 14C laboratories at Groningen, Oxford, and SUERC: each laboratory was sent a random selection of 6 samples. This approach was intended to mimic the mix of samples and relative ages incorporated into Bayesian chronological models during routine project research. This paper presents the results of this study.