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Monument Number 867266

Hob Uid: 867266
Location :
Dorset
Weymouth And Portland
Portland
Grid Ref : SY6850069400
Summary : Mesolithic shell midden and open site with hearths and possible structures. Radiocarbon dated to 7150+/-135 bp.
More information : SY 685 694. Extensive excavations since 1967 in the fields NE of Culver Well have revealed a complex Mesolithic habitation site including a shell-midden, cooking pits, hearths and possible structural features. Charcoal from the base of the thickest part of the midden gave a C-14 date of 7150+-135 bp (BM - 473). Charcoal from a hearth 10 ft away from this midden gave a date of 7101+- 97 bp (BM - 960). (All reports are interim). (1-14)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 119
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Vol(s) : 89, 1967
Source Number : 2
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 163
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Vol(s) : 90, 1968
Source Number : 11
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : S Palmer (1977) Mesolithic Cultures of Britain p145-148
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Source Number : 12
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 170
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Vol(s) : 104, 1982
Source Number : 13
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 139
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Vol(s) : 105, 1983
Source Number : 14
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 153
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Vol(s) : 107, 1985
Source Number : 3
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 172
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Vol(s) : 91, 1969
Source Number : 4
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 125-6
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Vol(s) : 92, 1970
Source Number : 5
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 132
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Vol(s) : 93, 1971
Source Number : 6
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 75
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Vol(s) : 94, 1972
Source Number : 7
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 50
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Vol(s) : 95, 1973
Source Number : 8
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 45-6
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Vol(s) : 96, 1974
Source Number : 9
Source : Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 45-6
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Vol(s) : 97, 1975
Source Number : 10
Source : Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society
Source details : S Palmer
Page(s) : 324-7
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Vol(s) : 42, 1976

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mesolithic
Display Date : Mesolithic
Monument End Date : -4000
Monument Start Date : -10000
Monument Type : Shell Midden, Pit, Hearth, Structure
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SY 66 NE 6
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : CULVERWELL, ISLE OF PORTLAND
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1967-01-01
End Date : 1997-12-31
Associated Activities : CULVERWELL MESOLITHIC SITE
Activity type : GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY
Start Date : 1997-01-01
End Date : 1997-12-31