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Monument Number 203725

Hob Uid: 203725
Location :
Bath and North East Somerset
North Stoke
Grid Ref : ST7115068960
Summary : Two round barrows - human cremation plus "fused copper" and gold-plated bronze "sun-disc" 200 yards North-West of the Lansdown Camp.
More information : [ST 7115 6895]
[ST 7116 6896] TUMULI [O.E. - two shown] Bronze Disc found [T.I.]

About 200 yards north-west of the Roman Camp [ST 76 N.W. 19] on
Lansdown are two round barrows 28-30 ft. in diameter.

The excavation of one revealed a circular cist near the middle,
containing cremated bones, sherds from at least two urns, and some
fused copper, A fragmentary gold plated bronze sun-disc was found
in the other.

These are two ditchless bowl barrows, 0.6m high. Surveyed at
1/2500.

1/2500 survey of 3.3.66 filed with ST 76 NW 16.

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1930-8.
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Proc. Bath N.H. & A.F.C. II, 1906-9, 11-19 (illust.) (A. Trice Martin)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JP 03-MAR-66
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Round Barrow, Cremation
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Components and Objects:
Period : Bronze Age
Component Monument Type : Round Barrow, Cremation
Object Type : UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT, DISC, VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery, Copper, Gold, Bronze

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 76 NW 21
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, BARROW, (NORTH STOKE 4)
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1904-01-01
End Date : 1904-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, BARROW, (NORTH STOKE 5)
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1904-01-01
End Date : 1904-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON ST 76 NW 21
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1966-03-03
End Date : 1966-03-03