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ABCD: 1417

Brean Down 83-7 Weston-super-Mare

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Location: Brean Down 83-7, Weston-super-Mare, 1990, Somerset, England ST285589
Period: Neolithic to post medieval
Category: complex settlement
Notes: extensive bulk sieving- several contexts with no plant remains
Topography: coastal promontory carb limestone
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

Straker V. 1990. Charred plant macrofossils. 211-9. In: Bell M (ed.) Brean Down Excavations 1983-1987. English Heritage Monograph 15. England, Somerset

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VS - Straker, Vanessa: DUA London/Bristol Univ

Sample Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
1417a PH.NE:BA.BE Unit 8a (2 buried soil reddish brown clay neolithic/beaker -3790 -1510
1417b PH.NE:BA.BE Unit 7 (2) occupation layer sand layer ?Beaker? -2185 -1680
1417c PH.BA.EB Unit 6b (1 colluvium nr early Bronze Age -2865 -1985
1417d PH.BA.EB:MB Unit 6a (1 occupation layer nr early-mid Bronze Age -1610 -420
1417e PH.BA.EB:MB Unit 6a (2 ? nr early to mid Bronze Age -1870 -1430
1417f PH.BA.MB:LB Unit 5b (1 occupation layer nr mid to late Bronze Age -2020 -840
1417g PH.BA.LB Unit 4 (1) occupation layer nr late Bronze Age -1940 -800

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