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Hob Uid: 887467
Location :
Dorset
Purbeck
Wareham Town
Grid Ref : SY9200086000
Summary : The remains of a logboat from a single hollowed out tree were found in the River Frome in the late 19th century. The boat is assumed to be of later Prehistoric date but no other information is known.
More information : "The remains of a large canoe or barge hollowed out from the trunk of an entire tree", which Brannon informs us was found, with other naval remains, in the bed of the River Frome between Wareham and Stoborough. (1)

(SY9286. Boat sited from auth 1 and OS 2500 1969 to the area between Wareham and Stoborough.) (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society newsletter
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Page(s) : 159
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Vol(s) : 20, 1899
Source Number : 2
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Fitzgerald RJ 19-SEP-1991 RCHME Recording
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Source Number : 2a
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1:2500 1969
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Later Prehistoric
Display Date : Later Prehistoric
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Logboat
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SY 98 NW 77
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