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Easton Down

Ancient Mine / Quarry


Flint mine complex of over c200 shafts,

Excavated by J F S Stone in the 1930s.

The shaft was 'bell-shaped' and antlers in the shaft produced a Carbon 14 date of c3300 BC indicating a Late Neolithic mining industry.

Site is cheifly associated with Beaker settlement
Chance Posted by Chance
25th December 2011ce

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