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Site name Laverstock and Ford
Site number 452
Burial codes 3002 3006 3021 3023 3026 3028 3030 3035 3041 3045 3048 3051 3065 3075 3084 3091 3098 3104 3111 3128 3143 3153 3161 3181
14/1300bc-8/700bc Between barrows 12 and 13 on the dividing line between two fields, two small pits were exposed during pipe laying. Both were cut into the chalk. The north east pit was full of black ash including two minute scraps of burnt bone, with a small plain vessel of probably the Late Bronze Age embedded in the centre. This was upright and filled and surrounded by ashes. The second pit to the south west was 0.3m distant from the first, full of black ash and a number of burnt human bones were present. Some broken potsherds were scattered among the ash.

A little further south west was a fully contracted adult inhumation, facing S and lying on its right side, unaccompanied by grave goods.

South east of barrow 10 was a seemingly similar interment of a youth c12-15 in an oval pit, also unaccompanied.
Remains/Period Y3
County Wiltshire
Region S
National grid square SU
X coordinate 155
Y coordinate 339
Bibliographic source Stone 1936a


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