Bridged Pot Shelter, St Cuthbert Out, Somerset

NGR: ST 5258 4868

NMR: ST 54 NW 30

SMR: S 24332

SAM: -

MCRA: 110

Excavation: H.E. Balch, 1926-1927; C.B.M. McBurney, 1958.

Curation: Wells and Mendip Museum; Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography; Bolton Museum; UBSS Museum.

Burials: MNI: ? 1+

Finds: Neolithic and Bronze Age pottery including beaker; polished flint axe; flint knife, scraper and flakes; animal bones.

Date: : Neolithic or EBA (2)

14C: 8890bp (BM-2102) on animal bone


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Balch, H.E. (1928) Explorations at Ebbor. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society 74: 157.

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

Burleigh, R., Ambers, J. & Matthews, K. (1984) British Museum natural radiocarbon measurements XVII. Radiocarbon 26 (1): 59-74.

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.

McBurney, C.B.M. (1959) Report on the first season's fieldwork on British Upper Palaeolithic cave deposits. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 25: 260-269.

Price, C.R. (2003) Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene Small Mammals in South West Britain. BAR British Series 347. B.A.R., Oxford.

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