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|Site name||Five Knolls Ring Ditch 3|
|Burial codes||4001 4005 4021 4023 4025 4028 4030 4035 4041 4045 4051 4053 4065 4075 4084 4092 4098 4104 4111 4128 4143 4153 4161 4181|
|2500bc-14/1300bc||A ring ditch possibly eroded by ploughing, with a secondary burial of a small collared urn surrounded by a spread of ash in the ditch. 1m from the centre of the enclosed area was a round pit 0.25m wide and 0.3m deep full of black ash and containing a small urn similarly filled. Within the ash there were a few small fragments of calcined bones.
18m to the east of this ditch was a D-shaped pit 1.06m x 0.76m x 0.36m deep filled with dark ashy loam. Within the pit were several fragments of pottery, flint flakes, a flint knife and animal bones including badger, pig, sheep, roe deer, and dog.
|National grid square||SP|
|Bibliographic source||Matthews 1976|
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