Charterhouse Warren Farm Swallet, Priddy, Somerset


NGR: ST 4936 5457

NMR: ST 45 SE 60

SMR: S 24097

SSSI: 562

MCRA: 119

Excavation: R. & A. Everton, 1971-76; A. Moody et al., 1983-86.

Curation: Oxford University Museum; Wells and Mendip Museum; Wessex Cave Club.

Burials: MNI: 30+

Finds: BA, IA and Romano-British pottery, flint knife, animal bones.

Date: EBA and IA (1)

14C: 3790 bp (OxA-1559), 3760 bp (OxA-1560), 2145 bp (SRR-3450) on human bone 3870 bp (OxA-1561), 3245 bp (BM-731), 4340 bp (SRR-3452), 4130 bp (SRR-3449), 3615 bp (SRR-3451), 3605 bp (OxA-9862) on animal bone.

Bibliography:

Aston, M. (1977) Somerset Archaeology 1976. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society 121: 109.

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

Burleigh, R. & Clutton-Brock, J. (1977) A radiocarbon date for Bos primigenius from Charterhouse Warren Farm, Mendip. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 14 (3): 255-257.

Everton, A. & Everton, R. (1977) Bos primigenius from Charterhouse Warren Farm Swallet, Blagdon. Comment on the radiocarbon date and archaeology. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 14 (3): 259-260.

Everton, R.F. (1974) The bones from the Charterhouse Warren Farm cave dig. Wessex Cave Club Journal 13 (153): 61-64.

Everton, R.F. (1975) A Bos primigenius from Charterhouse Warren Farm, Blagdon, Mendip. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 14 (1): 75-82.

Everton, R. & Everton, A. (1973) Blagdon. Archaeological Review 7: 23.

Hedges, R.E.M. et al. (1989) Radiocarbon dates from the Oxford AMS system: Archaeometry datelist 9. Archaeometry 31: 207-234.

Levitan, B.M. et al. (1988) Charterhouse Warren Farm Swallet, Mendip, Somerset: exploration, geomorphology, taphonomy and archaeology. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 18 (2): 171-239.

Levitan, B.M. & Smart, P.L. (1989) Charterhouse Warren Farm Swallet, Mendip, Somerset. Radiocarbon dating evidence. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 18 (3): 390-394.

Levitan, B.M. & Smart, P.L. (1990) Geomorphology, bone analysis and sediments: reconstruction of a cave sequence in the Mendips, England. In Robinson, D.E. (ed.) Experimentation and Reconstruction in Environmental Archaeology. Oxbow, Oxford, pp. 191-224.

Stanton, W.L. (1989) Beaker age deposits on Mendip at Charterhouse Warren Farm Swallet and Bos Swallet. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 18 (3): 395-399.

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