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Results of Geophysical Surveys at Two Barrow Sites in Cheddar and Priddy Parishes, Mendip

Lewis, Jodie (2004) Results of Geophysical Surveys at Two Barrow Sites in Cheddar and Priddy Parishes, Mendip. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society, 23 (1). pp. 9-16.

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Abstract

Geophysical surveys at two undated oval mounds, one near the Longwood Valley, Cheddar and the other near Hunter's Lodge Inn, Priddy, revealed both to be the remains of pairs of Bronze Age round barrows. The oval mounds were presumably created by ploughing, with the two separate round mounds transformed into a single elongated mound. These results indicate that caution should be exercised when classifying earthworks by their external form alone.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: round barrows, earthworks, Mendip Hills, Somerset, geophysical surveys, Neolithic long barrows, Bronze Age round barrows, archaeology
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Science and the Environment
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Depositing User: Jodie Lewis
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2009 15:55
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2009 15:55
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/715

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