Bronze age cremation cemeteries at Simons Ground, Dorset

by White, D. A.

Publisher: Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society in Dorset

Written in English
Published: Pages: 64 Downloads: 991
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Subjects:

  • Funeral rites and ceremonies, Ancient,
  • Cemeteries -- England -- Simons Ground (Dorset),
  • Cremation -- History,
  • Bronze age -- England

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Includes bibliographies.

StatementD.A. White.
SeriesDorset Natural History and Archaeological Society monograph series -- no. 3
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LC ClassificationsGT3170 W48
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18844305M

The Bronze Age cremation cemeteries at Simons Ground, Dorset (Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, monograph series, 3, ) [J. Pentney] Woodward, Peter J. (et al.).   Details. The monument includes South Lodge camp, a Bronze Age settlement enclosure of Martin Down style, together with a round barrow cemetery containing six barrows situated about m to the north, and the surviving portion of a surrounding field system.   To the north-east of the cemetery were five small and ditched enclosures in a line from west-north-west to east-south-east. The most easterly of these was square and surrounded a single cremation burial located separately from the rest of the cemetery (Fitzpatrick, 13–18; Figure ).These structures might be interpreted as mortuaries for the temporary preparation and display of . Round barrow cemetery on Bloxworth Down is a Scheduled Monument in Bere Regis, Dorset, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.

  The monument includes an enclosed cremation cemetery situated on level ground at the head of Foss Gill, towards the northern scarp edge of the Tabular Hills. The cemetery has a circular enclosure bounded by an earth and stone bank up to 2m wide and standing up to m high. The interior of the circle has a maximum diameter of 12m. This guide walks you through burial and cremation options and types of memorials for yourself or your loved one. From granite headstones, bronze markers and cremation benches, it will help you discover the choice that best fits your personal wishes, family preference and cultural traditions. The volume evaluates the evidence for violent death, sacrifice, and cannibalism, as well as age and gender distinctions, and associations with animal burials, and reveals that 'formal' cemetery burial or cremation was for most regions a minority practice in Britain until the eve of the Roman conquest. The monument includes two Bronze Age round cairns and an enclosed cremation cemetery situated on gently undulating moorland. The northernmost cairn measures m in diameter by m high with a central depression, possibly the result of an unrecorded part excavation. The second cairn lies 27m SSE of the first and measures 2m in diameter by m.

Aughrim wedge tomb produced evidence for both cremation and inhumation in the early use of the monument and combined with the human remains from the later insertions this will provide additional valuable information on regional variety in Bronze Age burial practice. Reference. Channing, J. ‘Aughrim’, In I. Bennett (ed.) Excavations. Download Citation | Bronze Age Cremations, Iron Age and Roman Settlement and Early Medieval Inhumations at the Langeled Receiving Facilities, Easington, East Riding of Yorkshire | Excavations to. The Saint Helena Cemetery provides complete service options for full burial and cremation memorials. In addition to traditional ground burials, we offer single crypt entombments, private ground cremation interments, niche inurnments, and a cremation ossuary in our newly developed Serenity Memorial Park. 1 An evaluation carried out by the Warwickshire Museum at Glebe Farm, Long Itchington in May located part of a possible Bronze Age cremation cemetery. Various features and finds representing the remains of Medieval settlement were also located (WA ). Two cremation burials were identified, although only one was in an urn.

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Paperback. Orange covers. In good Bronze age cremation cemeteries at Simons Ground. Simon's Ground is situated in the parish of Hampreston, about 4 miles east of Wimborne Minster in Dorset.

Contributions by Mrs M. Hazzledine, Mrs G. Watling and Dr A. Ellison. See Oxfam website for delivery information. ‘A spatial analysis of the Simons Ground urn cemeteries’, in White, D. A., The Bronze Age Cremation Cemeteries at Simons Ground, Dorset, 59 – Dorchester, Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society Monograph Series by: The Bronze Age cremation cemeteries at Simons Ground.

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24 –6. Dorchester: Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society Monograph 3. Hiatt, B. Cremation in Aboriginal Australia. The Middle Bronze Age (c. – cal bc) in Britain is traditionally understood to represent a major funerary is a transformation from a heterogeneous funerary rite, largely encompassing inhumations and cremations in burial mounds and often accompanied by grave goods, to a homogeneous and unadorned cremation-based practice.

An Iron Age settlement in Dorset: excavation and reconstruction. Yorkshire Archaeological Jour Hazzeldine, M. Report on the cremations from the sites. In White, D.A. The Bronze Age cremation cemeteries at Simons Ground, Dorset, 24 –6. The Bronze Age cremation cemeteries at Simons Ground, Dorset.

As for the Middle and Late Bronze Age Burgess concluded that ‘over much of the British Isles there are no settlements, burials, defended sites, pottery, or other non-metallic cultural material which can safely be assigned to the Middle or Late Bronze Age.

The flat burial site site is comparable with the also destroyed Rimbury site near Weymouth, and is of the same middle bronze age date and cultural type.

The site was excavated prior to gravel extraction and building work in - 69 and yielded about urns containing + is the largest urn field in the country yet to be.

As the Bronze Age ended, and the Iron Age began, cremation continued to be a popular method of burial, but there was also later a shift towards using cemeteries to bury the dead.

Human sacrifices such as the Lindow Man were practiced, although they do seem to be relatively rare, with animal sacrifices being more common. For example, for the Iron Age of southern Jutland, Parker Pearson () has discussed the changing spatial distances of cremation cemeteries from contemporary settlement sites.

He also considers the spatial association of urnfields with ancient monuments of Neolithic and Bronze Age date as well as the topographical locations of cemeteries. Middle Bronze Age cremation cemeteries in southern.

England and concluded that many were found on. good agricultural land and were geographically dis- such as at Simons Ground, Dorset (White. 03 The Bronze Age cremation cemeteries at Simons Ground, Dorset, DA White (), 64pp 18pls 28figs, £, g, ISBN 04 The archaeology of rural Dorset, past, present and future, LM Groube and MCB Bowden (), £, g, ISBN The Bronze Age cremation cemeteries at Simons Ground, Dorset D A White SU Winterbourne Poor Lot Barrows is a large cluster of 44 Bronze Age burial mounds is spread out on either side of the A35 a mile west of Winterbourne Abbas.

The site is so large that the grouping of barrows has been described as a Bronze Age cemetery. Life and Death at an Early Bronze Age Cremation Cemetery Posted on 18th April by James Danter The discovery of nine cremations, four of which were found in Collared Urns, within the centre of an Early Bronze Age ring ditch in Lancashire has given us a glimpse into the life and death of the people who came to rest at this site.

Icknield Street or Ryknild Street is a Roman road in England, with a route roughly south-west to runs from the Fosse Way at Bourton on the Water in Gloucestershire) to Templeborough in South YorkshireIt passes through Alcester, Studley, Redditch, Metchley Fort, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent and Derby.

Round barrow cemeteries date to the Bronze Age (c BC). They comprise closely-spaced groups of up to 30 round barrows - rubble or earthen mounds covering single or multiple burials. Most cemeteries developed over a considerable period of time, often many centuries, and in. White, D A The Bronze Age Cremation Cemeteries at Simons ground, Dorset.

Dorchester: Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society Mon 3. Wickstead, H. Theorising tenure: land division and identity in later prehistoric Dartmoor, south-west Britain.

Cremation Headstones, Cemetery Markers for Cremation, Cremation Gravestone. SinceBurleson Monuments has been Cemetery Monuments, Memorial Benches, Memorial Portraits, Flower Vases, Slant Headstone Markers, Bevel Markers, Bronze Headstones, Bronze Plaques, Pet Memorials, and Laser Etching.

Burleson Monument Design & Mfg., Inc. Office. Cemetery tributes for cremation. Dignity Memorial cremation cemetery options include a range of final resting places. Settings can include private lawn gardens with ground burial options and aboveground options with many forms of memorialization.

Whichever option is chosen, a cemetery memorial or plot can provide friends and family a lasting. Excavation of Bronze Age cremations, Site In the section of the road scheme that ran close to the henge, traces of a Bronze Age barrow were discovered, together with a swathe of cremation burials and the site of pyres (Si 19 and 26).

Bradley, Richard, Bradley, Richard Bradley, Richard John Richard Bradley British archaeologist Bradley, Richard, archeoloog, Bradley, Richard, Tumulus burial accounts.

The funeral of Patroclus is described in book 23 of the lus is burned on a pyre, and his bones are collected into a golden urn in two layers of fat. The barrow is built on the location of the pyre.

Achilles then sponsors funeral games, consisting of a chariot race, boxing, wrestling, running, a duel between two champions to the first blood, discus throwing. Cremation Ashes which are held by a Cemetery Grave Headstone Marker. Cremation, as a form of disposition of the human body, has been practiced in several ancient societies throughout human history.

The process of cremation has evolved almost as much as the acceptance of what was once a very controversial form of disposition. Large Midd le Bronze Age cemeteries a re occa-sionally found and a goo d example is Simons. Ground, Dorset where severa l hundred buria ls.

Round barrow cemetery m and m south east of Hyde Hill Plantation is a Scheduled Monument in Tarrant Launceston, Dorset, England.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Two Bronze Age cremation cemeteries excavated between and are reported and discussed.

At Coneygre Farm, Notts., fifty-one cremations. By the Early Bronze Age (EBA; – BCE) the dominant ritual is characterized by relatively uniform primary inhumations of complete bodies.

During the Middle Bronze Age (– BCE) cremation becomes more prevalent (Stuchlík, ). This change spread across Continental Europe with the Urnfield culture in Late Bronze and Early Iron.late Bronze Age/early Iron Age to the late Iron Age was discovered lying adjacent to a cross-ridge dyke and prehistoric field enclosures.

The inhabitants engaged in shale-working activity as well as agriculture until the settlement was abandoned and converted to a cemetery .Round barrow cemeteries date to the Bronze Age ( BC). They comprise closely-spaced groups of up to 30 round barrows - rubble or earthen mounds covering single or multiple burials.

Most cemeteries developed over a considerable period of time, often many centuries, and in some cases acted as a focus for burials as late as the early.