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|Site name||Trevedra Common|
|Burial codes||4005 4022 4023 4025 4028 4030 4035 4083 4129 4143 4156 4184|
|2500bc-14/1300bc||Cist 1 measured 0.6m x 0.8m, was composed of 4 side slabs, no paving and no capstone, and was set just above the bedrock. It contained a circular flint scraper, a flint flake, and sherds of an Abercromby Phase II Type A Beaker 16cm high.
Cist 2 was 120m to the west and contained an upright pot of very coarse and heavy fabric, of simple shape, possibly secondary Neolithic. It showed signs of wear, as if from standing. There was no accompanying inhumation. Possibly the cist was a copy of Cist 1, but furnished with a local pot style. A similar pot was found at Cape Cornwall, St Just, in Cist 4, associated with 2 unburnt human skulls.
In neither case were there indications of a mound.
|National grid square||SW|
|Bibliographic source||Russell 1953-54, Patchett 1953-54b, Thomas 1960-61|
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