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Site name Harlyn Bay A, Bloodhound Cove, St Merryn
Site number 222
Burial codes 4005 4021 4025 4028 4030 4035 4053 4152 4153 4161 4184 4200
2500bc-14/1300bc At the cliff edge a small mound covered a biconical urn of Trevisker I type placed in a flat bottomed hole dug into sand and slate bedrock. The urn was filled with brown sandy earth and stone, but there was no cremated or other human skeletal material. Oak charcoal filled the excavated hole below the urn. A slate capstone covered the deposit, and in turn was covered by a mound, of slate at its base, but then the bulk being sandy clay with a possible quartz pebble capping. The mound was perhaps 3-4m in diameter and 0.35m high.

RC: BM-2472 1510 +/- 70
Remains/Period N4
County Cornwall
Region SW
National grid square SW
X coordinate 875
Y coordinate 755
Bibliographic source Preston-Jones and Rose 1987


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