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Title:Axminster bypass 1990 trial excavations at Cooks Lane to Burrowshot Cross
Originator:Simpson, S. J.
Summary:Initial excavation of Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit's Trench 6 revealed a quantity of Bronze Age pot. The area around the findspot was stripped of topsoil. A small irregular pit was found partially truncated by the original trench. Overall dimensions 1.4m by 1m, with 2 discrete depressions to east & west. Four other features resembling small post-holes were also located. None of these features contained finds. Environmental samples from the pit and 3 of the post-holes were found to be of no archaeological potential.

Associated Monuments (3)

MDV55183Old Road at Symonds Down Farm, Axminster (Monument)
MDV55184Pit West of Burrowshot Cross (Monument)
MDV16014Roman road from Charmouth to Axminster (Monument)