Ash Hole, Brixham, Devon


NGR: SX 9369 5668

NMR: SX 95 NW 9

SMR: -

SAM: Devon 602.

Excavation: H.F. Lyte, 1839; J. MacEnery, 1920s; G. Head, 1965-67.

Curation: British Museum, London; Brixham Museum.

Burials: MNI: 1+

Finds: Polished stone axe; Bronze Age pottery; flints; bronze, bone and Romano-British artefacts.

Date: Unknown (4)

14C: -

Bibliography:

ApSimon, A.M. (1968) The Bronze Age pottery from Ash Hole, Brixham, Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society 26: 21-30.

Branigan, K. & Dearne, M.J. (1991) A Gazetteer of Romano-British Cave Sites and their Finds. Department of Archaeology and Prehistory, University of Sheffield.

Bellamy, J.C. (1839) The Natural History of South Devon. Thomas, Plymouth.

Lyte, F.M. (1851) Proceedings of the meetings at the Archaeological Institute. Archaeological Journal 9: 93.

Oldham, A.D. et al. (1972) The Caves of Devon. Privately Printed.

Pengelly, W. (1870) The Ash Hole and Bench Bone Caverns at Brixham, South Devon. Reports of the Devonshire Association 4: 73-105.

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