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Site name Lambourn Seven Barrows 19
Site number 959
Burial codes 4002 4005 4021 4023 4025 4028 4030 4035 4036 4041 4048 4051 4065 4075 4084 4092 4098 4102 4104 4106 4108 4109 4128 4141 4152 4153 4181 4200
2500bc-14/1300bc A bell barrow with a mound made from dumped ditch material and including pottery of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age date, and small quantities of worked flint, including a barbed and tanged arrow head, animal bone, especially immature sheep/goat, and a horse skull. There was a cremation in a pit F3 at the northern edge of the mound: a deposit of burnt bones, charcoal discoloured soil and ash, together with a flint knife had been placed in a well-cut, pit the backfilling of which had incorporated a post hole, possibly a grave marker and a small sherd of food vessel. The cremated remains were of an adult female c30, and two children c0.5-3 and c 6-12, and were possibly a satellite, the primary being not discovered.

RC: hawthorn/blackthorn/hazel/alder charcoal in cremation HAR-3818 1490 +/- 90
Remains/Period Y4
County Berkshire
Region SE
National grid square SU
X coordinate 332
Y coordinate 806
Bibliographic source Richards 1986-90


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