NGR: SD 7105 7590
NMR: SD77NW 91
SMR: YD 2306
Excavation: J. Thorp, 1986-87.
Curation: T.C. Lord.
Burials: MNI: 5 (3 adults, 2 juveniles)
Finds: Grooved ware Beaker & later Bronze Age pottery; flint knife & scraper; bronze pin; animal bones.
Date: Neolithic (1)
14C: 5040 bp (OxA-14264) on human bone.
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