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ABCD: 1515

Midsummer Hill 65-70 nr Ledbury, Malvern Hills

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Location: Midsummer Hill 65-70, nr Ledbury, Malvern Hills, 1981, Hereford & Worcester, England SO760375
Period: (Beaker) Iron Age (med-post med)
Category: hillfort/camp/settlement
Notes: post holes and occupation layers but all Iron Age
Topography: hill top up to 900ft OD
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

Colledge S M. 1981. Charred grain and other seeds. 160-2. In: Stanford S C. Midsummer Hill: an Iron Age Hillfort on the Malverns, 1965-70. Leominster: Malvern Hills Archaeological Committee. England, Hereford & Worcester

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SMC - Colledge, Susan M: Birmingham Univ/ Institute of Archaeol. London

Sample: 1515a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
PH.IA (13-45) post holes & occupation l nr Iron Age -337 48

Context integrity: 1
Context preservation: bu
Dating method: ?
Dating validity: ?
Environmental interpretion: sample bias due to hand picking
Archaeological interpretion: -

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Bromus sp. pro c 459 4
Hordeum vulgare pro c ! 210 4
Triticum cf. dicoccon/spelta glb c 45 3
Triticum cf. dicoccon/spelta pro c 3763 5
Triticum cf. dicoccon/spelta spf c 31 3

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