Cockle's Wood Lower Cave, Ashwick, Somerset


NGR: ST 6464 4853

NMR: ST 64 NW 5

SMR: S 23064

SAM: -

MCRA: 422

Excavation: Downside Archaeological Society, 1947-50.

Curation: ? Taunton Museum.

Burials: MNI: 2+ (adults).

Finds: Grooved and Beaker pottery, flint scrapers, charcoal, fossil crinoids, animal bones.

Date: ? Neolithic or Bronze Age (4)

14C: -

Bibliography:

Balch, H.E. (1948) Mendip - Its Swallet Caves and Rock Shelters. Wright, Bristol.

Gibson, A.M. (1982) Beaker domestic sites: a study of the domestic pottery of the late third and early second millenia B.C. in the British Isles. British Archaeological Reports British Series 107. B.A.R., Oxford.

Hickling, M.J.L. & Seaby, W.A. (1952) Finds from Cockle's Wood Cave, Nettlebridge, Somerset. Proceedings of the Somerset Natural History and Archaeological Society 96: 193-202.

Wainwright, G.J. & Longworth, I.H. (1971) Durrington Walls: Excavations 1966-1968. Society of Antiquaries, London.

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