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Monument Number 204909

Hob Uid: 204909
Location :
Bath and North East Somerset
Batheaston
Grid Ref : ST7554070330
Summary : EBA barrows (2) (sites of)
More information : [ST 75547033] (2) Two barrows on Charmy Down, 1/4 mile
E.S.E. of Hartley Farm, were excavated by M.O.W. (Mrs. A.
Williams) in 1941. The site appeared as a low mound which proved
to contain two separate, and apparently contemporary, Tumuli: (a
small cairn to the north, and a composite, disturbed barrow
to the south). Within the cairn was a Food Vessel cremation and a
Beaker (Abercromby A.2) burial, Both barrows were destroyed in
1942. (1-2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Ant.J. 30, 1950, 34-43 (plan) (Mrs. A. Williams)
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : M.O.W. Arch. Report, No. 3, 1960 200, 215. "Excavations on Defence sites 1939-45" (W.F. Grimes)
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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
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Avon)
External Cross Reference Number : 2027
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 77 SE 13
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, BARROW, (BATHEASTON 1)
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1941-01-01
End Date : 1941-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, BARROW, (BATHEASTON 2)
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1941-01-01
End Date : 1941-12-31