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Site name Treligga Common 2
Site number 209
Burial codes 4002 4005 4021 4023 4025 4028 4030 4035 4037 4041 4045 4051 4065 4075 4084 4093 4104 4105 4111 4128 4143 4152 4153 4156 4181 4200
2500bc-14/1300bc A mound of slate with some quartz was raised over a rock cut burial pit covered by a corbelled roof. Slabs of slate inclined towards the centre were placed around the pit to form a cist, and a slate revetment wall was built beyond the inclined slabs. The pit contained powdered charcoal, soft earth and finely chopped burnt bone, possibly of a young adult. There was a cupmarked stone at the west edge of the slate cist. There was a possible second cremation burial on the east side, showing as a charcoal patch. Beneath the kerb well on the south east was a 'fire area', and below this a burial pit containing cremated human skeletal material. A large slate slab, part of the revetment wall, covered both this part of the fire area and the burial pit. Cupmarked stones were incorporated into the kerb ring and within and without the enclosure. Trevisker 1 potsherds were found.

RC: HAR-8100 1430 +/- 80
Remains/Period Y4
County Cornwall
Region SW
National grid square SX
X coordinate 45
Y coordinate 856
Bibliographic source Christie 1985


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