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Culverwell mesolithic habitation site, Isle of Portland, Dorset excavation report and research studies by Susann Palmer

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Published by Archaeopress in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Portland.,
  • Portland (England) -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSusann Palmer ; with contributions by Kenneth D. Thomas ... [et al.].
SeriesBAR British series -- 287
ContributionsThomas, K. D.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22627357M
ISBN 101841710245

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The top destination for Megaliths and Prehistory worldwide. Culverwell Mesolithic Site: [News and Comments] Mesolithic Settlement on Portland Bill in Dorset. The main feature on this site is a large floor of limestone slabs on top of a shell midden (rubbish dump). This floor is the earliest known structural. Culverwell Mesolithic Habitation Site: Isle of Portland, Dorset (BAR British Series) [Palmer, Susann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Culverwell Mesolithic Habitation Site: Isle of Portland, Dorset (BAR British Series)Author: Susann Palmer. Culverwell Mesolithic Site is a Mesolithic settlement, located on the Isle of Portland, Dorset, England. It is found in the local area known as Culverwell, along the Portland Bill Road. It is within an area of unspoiled countryside, with no past quarrying. Culverwell Mesolithic Site is a Mesolithic settlement, located on the Isle of Portland, Dorset, is found in the local area known as Culverwell, along the Portland Bill Road. It is within an area of unspoiled countryside, with no past quarrying.

The Isle of Portland is a tied island, 4 miles (6 km) long by miles ( km) wide, in the English Channel. Portland is 5 miles (8 km) south of the resort of Weymouth, forming the southernmost point of the county of Dorset, England.A barrier beach called Chesil Beach joins it to the mainland. The A road passes down the Portland end of the beach and then over the Fleet Lagoon by OS grid reference: SY   Culverwell Mesolithic Habitation Site, Isle of Portland, Dorset: An excavation report on this Mesolithic site discovered in Susann Palmer and a number of other contributors describe the archaeological evidence and stratigraphy, the geophysical survey and artefacts : Culverwell is now closed until May Thank you to all our visitors this year for your comments Culverwell Mesolithic Site will not open if there has been heavy overnight rain or rain forecast during the day. (We cannot risk damaging the un-excavated archaeology on this scheduled ancient monument which lies a few inches below the car park, plus the risk of cars getting stuck). Culverwell Mesolithic Habitation Site, Isle of Portland, Dorset: An excavation report on this Mesolithic site discovered in Susann Palmer and a number of other contributors describe the archaeological evidence and stratigraphy, the geophysical survey and artefacts recovered.

  Culverwell Mesolithic Habitation Site, Isle of Portland, Dorset: An excavation report on this Mesolithic site discovered in Susann Palmer and a number of other contributors describe the archaeological evidence and stratigraphy, the geophysical survey and artefacts : Pierre Allard. BOOK DESCRIPTIONReport on the excavations undertaken by the author at the Culverwell site in Dorset Finds of virtually every period of the past have been found but the emphasis is on the Mesolithic period Alongside tools and other artefacts small deposits of midden have been found The book Mesolithic Habitation Site, Isle of Portland. In , the Culverwell Mesolithic Site won an archaeological award; the prestigious "Pitt Rivers Award", for developing this Mesolithic site on Portland. Just inside the site entrance is a dinosaur footprint on a rock. There is also a reconstruction of the sort of . The Site is situated on the Portland Bill Road at Portland Dorset and is open on the first Sunday of the month from May to End of August and also on Public Holidays during this period. Mesolithic means middle stone age - in our case dating back some years. The award winning Culverwell Mesolithic site has world wide importance. The site.