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The Middle Down Drove Project

Lewis, Jodie and Mullin, David (2001) The Middle Down Drove Project. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society , 22 (2). pp. 203-223.

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Abstract

Three seasons of fieldwork at Middle Down Drove, Cheddar in the Mendip Hills, Somerset (centred on ST485 526) are reported on. The work involved the investigation of a previously known flint scatter, further fieldwalking and the partial excavation of a round barrow. Geophysical surveys were also undertaken, revealing a possible prehistoric field system that incorporated the round barrow. Although fairly limited in scope, the project uncovered new information about prehistoric activity dating from the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age in this area.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: flint scatters, Somerset, Mendip Hills, Middle Down Drove, Neolithic Age, Bronze Age, round barrows, prehistoric field systems, 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 15:54
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2009 15:54
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/717

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