Saint Cuthbert’s Swallet, Priddy, Somerset

NGR: ST 5428 5050

NMR: ST 55 SW 132

SMR: -

SAM: -

MCRA: 224

Excavation: 1908.

Curation: Wells and Mendip Museum.

Burials: MNI: 1

Finds: Four glass beads.

Date: Late Iron Age (1)

14C: 2023 bp (SUERC-50796)


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