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HER Number:MCO56584
Name:LOWER BOSCASWELL - Beaker pit


A Beaker period stone-lined pit and mound, which may have been associated with cooking and feasting, were identified during an archaeological watching brief.

Grid Reference:SW 3759 3469
Parish:St Just, Penwith, Cornwall
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Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s):

Full description

During archaeological mitigation of the impact of the construction of a sewage transfer pipeline between Boscaswell and St Just a controlled topsoil strip led to the discovery of a burnt mound associated with fragments from several Beaker vessels and a stone-lined pit (1).

<1> Lawson-Jones, A with Jones, A & Sharpe A, 2005, North Lands End SWW Sewage Tranfer Main, Cornwall - Archaeological recording, 40-44 (Cornwall Event Report). SCO1534.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO1534 - Cornwall Event Report: Lawson-Jones, A with Jones, A & Sharpe A. 2005. North Lands End SWW Sewage Tranfer Main, Cornwall - Archaeological recording. 40-44.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • ECO2561 - North Lands End STS Pipeline

Related records: none recorded