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Site name Williton 1, Battlegore, Grab-Barrows (N)
Site number 288
Burial codes 4001 4005 4021 4023 4025 4028 4030 4035 4036 4041 4048 4051 4065 4075 4083 4092 4098 4104 4111 4129 4152 4153 4161 4181
2500bc-14/1300bc A barrow with a possible disturbed central Beaker burial (a Beaker fragment in the disturbed fill), but 6m to the east of centre in a small pit c0.5m deep was a secondary cremation of a female or youth in a large fragmented urn, set upright and with a circular oak cover. Among the burnt bones was a flint knife and a flint flake. Between this and the eastern edge of the mound was a post hole containing oak charcoal.

The mound was built of earth, gravel and grey clay, and in this were worked flints, a flint knife, sherds of Neolithic B ware, and of a collared urn, and a flint petit tranchet. A ditch surrounded the barrow. Peterborough or Mortlake ware was in the disturbed area possibly from the earliest deposition.
Remains/Period Y4
County Somerset
Region SW
National grid square ST
X coordinate 76
Y coordinate 416
Bibliographic source Gray 1931, Grinsell 1969


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