Uphill Quarry Caves, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

NGR: ST 3159 5833

NMR: ST 35 NW 1

SMR: -

SAM: -

MCRA: 967

Excavation: D. Williams, 1826; Mann, 1861; J. Parker, 1863; F.A. Knight, 1881; E. Wilson, 1898; C. Morgan, 1899-1901.

Curation: Bristol Museum; Natural History Museum, London; Weston-super-Mare Museum; British Museum, London.

Burials: MNI: 7+

Finds: Middle Palaeolithic flint artefacts, pottery, animal bones, Roman artefacts (Uphill 2).

Date: : Romano-British (1)

14C: 28080 (OxA-8408) on bone point from Uphill 8; 1710 bp (OxA-4022) on human bone from Uphill 2.


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