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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavations to the rear of the former Masons Arms Public House in Spital Street were carried out between November 1989 and March 1990 prior to the redevelopment of the site. Finds included part of a 19th century gravestone, probably a waste piece from the adjacent stone masons yard; severa...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Two possibly Iron Age barrow sites. Probable Roman pottery and secondary cremations, and Saxon secondary inhumations with shield bosses, spearheads and a knife.

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Benedictine nunnery, founded before 1163, dissolved circa 1539, it was already partly ruinous in the 15th century. A stretch of wall in an outbuilding may be from the priory. Romano-British pottery.

CHELMS COMBE ROCK SHELTER

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Site of a rock shelter and slitter, both now destroyed by quarrying. Excavations in 1925-6 found Romano-British pottery, early 4th century coins and a brooch, Iron Age pottery and traces of a smelting furnace, Neolithic and Beaker pottery, and human remains. Also present was a deposit cont...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Saxon inhumation, Iron Age, Romano-British and Saxon pottery and finds, and burials of uncertain date have been found between 1869-78 during gravel digging to the North of Wytham.

MAIDEN CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Multi-phase site including the earthwork remains of a multi-phase multivallate Iron Age hillfort, which overlies a Neolithic causewayed enclosure. A Neolithic bank barrow, which post-dates the causewayed enclosure, is extant as an earthwork. A late Roman temple, uncovered by excavation, is...

COOPERS HOLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A cave with an entrance on the south side of the road through Cheddar Gorge. The front of the cave has been quarried back, and the interior contains substantial quantities of debris deposited during an episode of flooding in the late 1960s. Exploration in 1931-2 by RF Parry recovered Iron...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An inhumation cemetery consisting of over 400 graves was excavated in 1962-3 at Cannington Park. It probably originally had 2000-5000 graves. The burials are dated fron AD 350 to the 8th century. Despite its longevity, it should perhaps be seen as a Sub-Roman and native Celtic cemetery rat...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Seven human skeletons were found in March 1870 while digging the foundations for a vinery. The skeletons were arranged in two rows, with the feet of one row at the heads of the others. A short distance from this place was discovered a stone battle axe, commonly called a celt. It is not cle...

CATCOTE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavated remains of an Iron Age/Romano-British occupation site dating from c100 BC to the end of the Roman period: Neolithic sherds found.