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Archaeology

This section contains links and downloads pertaining to caves of archaeological interest.

A summary of an assemblage of bones and a pot sherd found in Wookey Hole cave, Mendip Hills, Somerset by Vince Simmonds.

An overview of the archaeology of Mendip caves and karst by Vince Simmonds (revised 2016).

A Gazeteer of Caves, Fissures and Rock Shelters in Great Britain (including South West England), Containing Human Remains - a database compiled by Andrew T. Chamberlain, University of Manchester and hosted by University of Bristol Spelaeological Society.

Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society - a society dedicated to promoting and protecting the heritage of the County of Somerset.

Wells & Mendip Museum - Home to many important cave related documents and artefacts. Permanent exhibits include the Balch Room and the Netherworld of Mendip.

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/publications/archaeological-aerial-survey-northern-mendip-hills-nmp/Northern_Mendip_Hills_AONB_NMP_Report_web.pdf - An English Heritage archaeological aerial survey of the northern Mendip Hills.

http://www1.somerset.gov.uk/archives/hes/downloads/swarfweb.pdf - The Archaeology of South West England (SWARF / Somerset County Council).

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk - ADS (Archaeology Data Service)

http://www1.somerset.gov.uk/archives/hes/downloads/HES_MendipAONB.pdf - Mendip Hills, An Archaeological Survey of the A.O.N.B, by Peter Ellis

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