ID WMC_002 / D.J. Pryor

TitleExcavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64
AbstractReport on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor
The excavation was on private land to near Cudmore Grove.

May 2019 photographs and report loaned to Mersea Museum for scanning. They are to go to Essex Record Office in the near future.

The excavation can be found on colchesterheritage.co.uk/Event/ECC3331 Event ECC3331 Monument MCC8227.

AuthorD.J. Pryor
SourceMersea Museum
IDWMC_002
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 East Mersea excavation.  WMC_002_001
ImageID:   WMC_002_001
Title: East Mersea excavation.
Date:c1964
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 East Mersea excavation site in the foreground.
 The photographs are undated, and in an Further details are not yet known.  WMC_002_003
ImageID:   WMC_002_003
Title: East Mersea excavation site in the foreground.
The photographs are undated, and in an Further details are not yet known.
Date:c1964
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 East Mersea excavation.  WMC_002_005
ImageID:   WMC_002_005
Title: East Mersea excavation.
Date:c1964
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 East Mersea excavation.  WMC_002_009
ImageID:   WMC_002_009
Title: East Mersea excavation.
Date:c1964
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 East Mersea excavation.  WMC_002_011
ImageID:   WMC_002_011
Title: East Mersea excavation.
Date:c1964
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 East Mersea excavation.  WMC_002_017
ImageID:   WMC_002_017
Title: East Mersea excavation.
Date:c1964
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 East Mersea excavation.  WMC_002_019
ImageID:   WMC_002_019
Title: East Mersea excavation.
Date:c1964
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 East Mersea excavation.  WMC_002_023
ImageID:   WMC_002_023
Title: East Mersea excavation.
Date:c1964
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor  WMC_002_101
ImageID:   WMC_002_101
Title: Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor
Date:14 August 1966
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor
 Note by J.B. Bennett, Director.  WMC_002_103
ImageID:   WMC_002_103
Title: Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor
Note by J.B. Bennett, Director.
Date:14 August 1966
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor. Page 1.
</p><p>In the season from summer 1963 to summer 1964 the excavation of a bronze age tumulus was carried out by Miss F.D. De'Ath, Mr J.B. Bennett and myself.
</p> <p>
The barrow was recognised as a crop mark by the farmer, Mr B. Spence, as he was harvesting corn in that particular field.
</p><p>Mr Spence readily gave us permission to excavate the barrow and it was decided to open it up using the quadrant method.
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ImageID:   WMC_002_105
Title: Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor. Page 1.

In the season from summer 1963 to summer 1964 the excavation of a bronze age tumulus was carried out by Miss F.D. De'Ath, Mr J.B. Bennett and myself.

The barrow was recognised as a crop mark by the farmer, Mr B. Spence, as he was harvesting corn in that particular field.

Mr Spence readily gave us permission to excavate the barrow and it was decided to open it up using the quadrant method.

Date:14 August 1966
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor Page 2.  WMC_002_107
ImageID:   WMC_002_107
Title: Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor Page 2.
Date:14 August 1966
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor, Page 3.  WMC_002_109
ImageID:   WMC_002_109
Title: Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor, Page 3.
Date:14 August 1966
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor Page 4.  WMC_002_111
ImageID:   WMC_002_111
Title: Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor Page 4.
Date:14 August 1966
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC
 Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor Page 5 (last).  WMC_002_113
ImageID:   WMC_002_113
Title: Report on the Excavation of a Bronze Age Site East Mersea 1963-64, by D.J. Pryor Page 5 (last).
Date:14 August 1966
Source:Mersea Museum / WMTC