Laboratory: Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit

BP: 4855 Std: 34

Delta 13C value -22.0 Delta 13C standard deviation None given

Sample Material: plant remains Sample Material Comment: plant macrofossil: Corylus avellana, nutshell, charred, a single fragment (<5g)

Feature Type: settlement Feature: lower fill of pit 2028, consisting of silty mid-to-dark-grey mottled brown loamy sand with frequent flecks of charred material

Culture: Neolithikum Phase: n/a

Site: Southworth Hall Farm Country Subdivision: England Country: United Kingdom

Approved: Right: public


A. Bayliss, C. Bronk Ramsey, G. Cook, J. van der Plicht, Radiocarbon Dates. From samples funded by English Heritage under the Aggregates Levy Sustainability fund 2002-4 (Swindon 2007).

Comment: to try to identify whether there is a horizon of activity in the later prehistoric period characterised by the digging of scattered pits, and to see whether there is a potential link between this activity and the earlier Bronze Age flintwork found on the surface in the same areas of the site

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