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Subject: "Funeral Pyre"
Type of content: "Historic sites"
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Historic sites (4)
Baddesley Ensor (1)
Salford Priors (1)
Archaeology and Ancient Sites (4)
Fields, Meadows, and Crop Marks (1)
Business, Trade and Industry (2)
Funeral and Burial Services (2)
Bronze Age (4)
Iron Age (2)
Bronze Age Cremation pits at Birch Coppice, Baddesley Ensor
1 Five small pits containing cremated bone and charcoal were found. A carbon date from one the human bone fragments dated to 1495-1319 Cal. BC. They are likely to ...
A group of five small pits containing cremated bone and charcoal dating to the middle Bronze Age were discovered at Birch Coppice.
Prehistoric features at Sharmer Farm
1 Prehistoric hearths and pits were identified at Sharmer Farm in 1972. The features have been interpreted as either funeral pyres or as a pot boiling site (WA 801). 2 ...
The site of pits and hearths. The hearths may have been the remains of funeral pyres. Radio carbon dating suggests that the features dated to the Bronze Age. The site is located 900m north west of Harbury Field.
Bronze Age pits and hearths associated with a settlement
1 Bronze age pits and hearths were identified at Sharmer Farm in 1972. It is suggested the features represent either a pot boiling site or funeral pyres (WA 7440). 2 ...
The site of Bronze Age pits and hearths possibly associated with a settlement or funeral pyres. The site lies 500m east of Frizmore Hill, Harbury.
Late Bronze Age pits and mini Ring Ditch, near Broom
1 Trench 5 of the evaluation in advance of the building of the A435 Norton-Lenchwick Bypass revealed a pit which contained 499 sherds of Bronze Age pottery. This is an ...
Excavation in advance of road development uncovered Bronze Age pits, pottery, a small ring ditch containing a funeral pyre, and fragments of bronze cauldrons. The site was 300m north west of the weir at Broom.
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