Monument record 0551301000 - LAKE END ROAD WEST: cremation burial

Summary

Middle Bronze Age cremation burial found during trial trenching placed in an inverted Deveral-Rimbury bucket urn at Lake End Road West

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Type and Period (1)

  • CREMATION (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Description

MIDDLE BRONZE AGE CREMATION IN AN INVERTED DEVEREL-RIMBURY BUCKET URN. THE BUIRIAL WAS SEVERELY TRUNCATED AND THE POT BADLY DECOMPOSED. NOT OBVIOUSLY ASSOCIATED WITH A ROUND BARROW, SO COULD BE PART OF A MID BRONZE AGE CREMATION CEMETERY WITH AN OCCUPATION SITE NEARBY. TOTAL WEIGHT OF BONE: 42.6G. PARTS OF SKULL, HUMERUS, TIBIA IDENTIFIABLE; SUB-ADULT/ADULT (B3).

Sources (1)

  • <3>SBC23793 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Service. 1991. Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme: Archaeological Evaluation Stage 3 1991. pp12,30, Figa 9a, 9c.

Location

Grid reference SU 92790 79520 (point)
Civil Parish DORNEY, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • URN (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (4)

  • Event - Survey: Desk-based Assessment and Fieldwalking (EBC1054)
  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching, test pitting and auger surveys (EBC10294)
  • Event - Intervention: Excavations along the line of the Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Eleviation Scheme (EBC16348)
  • Event - Intervention: Investigations for Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme (EBC16358)

Record last edited

Jul 20 2011 4:28PM

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