Brownes' Hole, Stoke St Michael, Somerset

NGR: ST 6692 4757

NMR: ST 64 NE 5

SMR: S 24956

SAM: 13263

MCRA: 411

Excavation: P.M. Browne, 1946-55; Wessex Caving Club, 1980.

Curation: Frome Museum (confirmed).

Burials: MNI: 1+

Finds: Romano-British artefacts, animal bones.

Date: Iron Age (1)

14C: 2053 bp (BRAMS-6339)


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