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Beaker Shelter

Hob Uid: 197154
Location :
Somerset
Mendip
St. Cuthbert Out
Grid Ref : ST5262048660
Summary : A rock shelter containing Beaker-associated material was excavated in 1931 by HE Balch. The finds are in Wells Museum. Jackson (in Cullingford 1962) states that the discoveries were made in 1953, while Barrington and Stanton attribute the Beaker finds to 1931 and refer to further work in 1951. Finds included a skeleton and the remains of three other individuals, associated with a large Beaker sherd and a floor of limestone flagstones. The sherd and bones are in Wookey Hole Museum.
More information : ST 5262 4866: Beaker shelter excavated in 1931 by H Balch. Finds in
Wells Museum (a) (1)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME Excavations Index
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Source Number : 1a
Source : Wells Natural History and Archaeological Society annual report, together with the annual reports of the Mendip Nature Research Committee and Museum reports
Source details : Balch, HE
Page(s) : 26-Jul
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Vol(s) : 43, 1931
Source Number : 2
Source : British caving : an introduction to speleology
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Page(s) : 321
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Source Number : 3
Source : Mendip : the complete caves and a view of the hills
Source details : 3rd edition, 1977
Page(s) : 37
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Neolithic
Display Date : Neolithic
Monument End Date : -2200
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Cave
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 54 NW 81
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Associated Activities : Primary, BEAKER SHELTER
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1931-01-01
End Date : 1931-12-31