The Evaluation of a Multi-Period Prehistoric Site and Fogou at Boden Vean, St Anthony-in-Meneage, Cornwall

Charlie Johns, James Gossip, 2009

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Click to view Boden_fogou_project_design.pdf as PDF document FOGOU AT BODEN VEAN, ST. ANTHONY-IN-MENEAGE, CORNWALL. Project Design for Evaluation, Recording and Conservation Works by Richard Cole (October 2003) PDF 10 Mb
Click to view Boden_Assessment_and_UPD.pdf as PDF document Boden Vean, St Anthony-in-Meneage, Cornwall. Assessment and Updated Project Design by James Gossip and Charles Johns PDF 1 Mb
Click to view 2004R029.pdf as PDF document Boden Vean, St Anthony-in-Meneage, Cornwall. Archaeological Evaluation: Archive Summary by James Gossip (April 2004) Report No: 2004R029 PDF 28 Mb
Click to view Boden_evaluation_final_publication_draft_.pdf as PDF document The evaluation of a multi-period prehistoric site and fogou at Boden Vean, St Anthony-in-Meneage, Cornwall, 2003 by James Gossip (draft submitted to Cornish Archaeology) Note: jpg images from this report are available for download below PDF 1 Mb

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Location of Boden Vean
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Location of Boden Vean
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Geophysical survey and principal features mentioned in the text
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Geophysical survey and principal features mentioned in the text
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Geophysical survey and principal features mentioned in the text
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Trench location, fieldwalking grid and principal geophysical anomalies
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Trench location, fieldwalking grid and principal geophysical anomalies
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Trench location, fieldwalking grid and principal geophysical anomalies
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Trench location showing principal features
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Trench location showing principal features
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Trench location showing principal features
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(a) and (b) Trench 1 Bronze Age structure [117] showing minds distribution in spits 1 (a) and 2 (b)
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(a) and (b) Trench 1 Bronze Age structure [117] showing minds distribution in spits 1 (a) and 2 (b)
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(a) and (b) Trench 1 Bronze Age structure [117] showing minds distribution in spits 1 (a) and 2 (b)
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Trench 1 Bronze Age structure [117]
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Trench 1 Bronze Age structure [117]
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Trench 1 Bronze Age structure [117]
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Section through Bronze Age structure [117]
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Section through Bronze Age structure [117]
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Section through Bronze Age structure [117]
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Excavation of Trevisker Ware vessel P1, structure [117]
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Excavation of Trevisker Ware vessel P1, structure [117]
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Excavation of Trevisker Ware vessel P1, structure [117]
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Excavation of Trevisker Ware vessel P1, structure [117] (detail)
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Excavation of Trevisker Ware vessel P1, structure [117] (detail)
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Plan of trench 2
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Plan of trench 2
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Section through enclosure ditch [202]
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Section through enclosure ditch [202]
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Section through enclosure ditch [202]
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Plan of trench 3 (adjoined to trench 4)
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Plan of trench 3 (adjoined to trench 4)
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Plan of trench 3 (adjoined to trench 4)
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Plan of trench 4 (west)
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Plan of trench 4 (east)
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Plan of trench 6
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Plan of trench 6
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Section through stone-lined pit [434] and Fig 17 Section through curvilinear ditch [431]
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Section through stone-lined pit [434] and Fig 17 Section through curvilinear ditch [431]
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plan of fogou and associated elements
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Plan of fogou
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Section through fogou
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Section through fogou
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The fogou viewed from the south
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Restricted approach to the main fogou passage
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Section through fogou 'approach' [433]
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Section through fogou 'approach' [433]
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Section through fogou 'approach' [433]
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Internal view of void tunnel
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Internal view of void tunnel
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The void viewed from above
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Trevisker Ware vessel P1
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Trevisker Ware vessel P1
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Trevisker Ware vessel P1
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Vessel P1 showing positions of significant joining sherds, marked with their recorded numbers
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Vessel P1 showing positions of significant joining sherds, marked with their recorded numbers
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Vessel P1 showing positions of significant joining sherds, marked with their recorded numbers
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Middle Bronze Age Trevisker Ware, structure [117]
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Middle Bronze Age Trevisker Ware, structure [117]
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Middle Bronze Age Trevisker Ware, structure [117]
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Early Iron Age pottery. P5-P9 fogou; P10 - P15 Trench 6; P16 Trench 4
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Early Iron Age pottery. P5-P9 fogou; P10 - P15 Trench 6; P16 Trench 4
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Early Iron Age pottery. P5-P9 fogou; P10 - P15 Trench 6; P16 Trench 4
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P17 and P18, Plain Jar Group ceramics, Trench 2
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P17 and P18, Plain Jar Group ceramics, Trench 2
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P17 and P18, Plain Jar Group ceramics, Trench 2
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P19, ditch [120]; P20 - P24, ditch [305]; P25, ditch [612]
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P19, ditch [120]; P20 - P24, ditch [305]; P25, ditch [612]
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P19, ditch [120]; P20 - P24, ditch [305]; P25, ditch [612]
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P26 - P31 finds from 1991 'well' ; P32 - P34, enclosure ditch [315]
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P26 - P31 finds from 1991 'well' ; P32 - P34, enclosure ditch [315]
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P26 - P31 finds from 1991 'well' ; P32 - P34, enclosure ditch [315]
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P35 - P51 Gwithian style Post-Roman pottery; P52 possibly intrusive; P53 - P54 possible Gwithian style material
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P35 - P51 Gwithian style Post-Roman pottery; P52 possibly intrusive; P53 - P54 possible Gwithian style material
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P35 - P51 Gwithian style Post-Roman pottery; P52 possibly intrusive; P53 - P54 possible Gwithian style material
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Ceramic beads.
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Ceramic beads.
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Ceramic beads.
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FS1, fragment of saddle quern
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FS1, fragment of saddle quern
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FS1, fragment of saddle quern
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Stone finds
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Stone finds
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Rotary quern fragments from 1991 'well'
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Rotary quern fragments from 1991 'well'
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Rotary quern fragments from 1991 'well'
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S19 - S22 from 1991 'well'; S23 - S24 associated with Gwithian Style ceramics in upper fill of enclosure ditch
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S19 - S22 from 1991 'well'; S23 - S24 associated with Gwithian Style ceramics in upper fill of enclosure ditch
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S19 - S22 from 1991 'well'; S23 - S24 associated with Gwithian Style ceramics in upper fill of enclosure ditch
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Blue glass bead from fogou deposit (806)
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Blue glass bead from fogou deposit (806)
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Bayesian chronological model of Bronze Age activity
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Bayesian chronological model of Iron Age activity
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Bayesian chronological model of Iron Age activity
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Bayesian chronological model of Post-Roman activity
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Bayesian chronological model of Post-Roman activity
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Location of the site (inset) and the geophysical survey squares.
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Location of the site (inset) and the geophysical survey squares.
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Location of the site (inset) and the geophysical survey squares.
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Linear greytone of fluxgate gradiometer data
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Linear greytone of fluxgate gradiometer data
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Linear greytone of fluxgate gradiometer data
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Graphical summary of significant magnetic anomalies discussed in text.
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Graphical summary of significant magnetic anomalies discussed in text.
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Graphical summary of significant magnetic anomalies discussed in text.
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Topsoil magnetic susceptibility results
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Topsoil magnetic susceptibility results
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Topsoil magnetic susceptibility results
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Extract of magnetic data (a), conductivity data (vertical coil orientation) (b), twin electrode (0.5m mobile probe separation) (c) and twin electrode (1.0m mobile probe separation) earth resistance data (d).
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Extract of magnetic data (a), conductivity data (vertical coil orientation) (b), twin electrode (0.5m mobile probe separation) (c) and twin electrode (1.0m mobile probe separation) earth resistance data (d).
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Extract of magnetic data (a), conductivity data (vertical coil orientation) (b), twin electrode (0.5m mobile probe separation) (c) and twin electrode (1.0m mobile probe separation) earth resistance data (d).
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Bouguer anomaly map (a) of the microgravity data collected from square 9. Interpretation has been improved by removing a third order surface (fitted to the observed data) shown in (b) to obtain a map of residual gravity anomalies (c). The location of the partially excavated fogou is marked at x.
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Bouguer anomaly map (a) of the microgravity data collected from square 9. Interpretation has been improved by removing a third order surface (fitted to the observed data) shown in (b) to obtain a map of residual gravity anomalies (c). The location of the partially excavated fogou is marked at x.
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Bouguer anomaly map (a) of the microgravity data collected from square 9. Interpretation has been improved by removing a third order surface (fitted to the observed data) shown in (b) to obtain a map of residual gravity anomalies (c). The location of the partially excavated fogou is marked at x.
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Trial GPR profiles collected adjacent to the location of the exposed fogou passageway.
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Trial GPR profiles collected adjacent to the location of the exposed fogou passageway.
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Trial GPR profiles collected adjacent to the location of the exposed fogou passageway.
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GPR amplitude time slices together with relevant extracts from the previous magnetic and earth resistance surveys.
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GPR amplitude time slices together with relevant extracts from the previous magnetic and earth resistance surveys.
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GPR amplitude time slices together with relevant extracts from the previous magnetic and earth resistance surveys.
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Graphical summary of significant GPR anomalies together with the location of identified archaeological remains and anomalies G1, G2 and G3 identified during the microgravity survey. The location of the GPR data and the approximate view point for the isovolume rendering (Fig 53) are also shown.
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Graphical summary of significant GPR anomalies together with the location of identified archaeological remains and anomalies G1, G2 and G3 identified during the microgravity survey. The location of the GPR data and the approximate view point for the isovolume rendering (Fig 53) are also shown.
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Graphical summary of significant GPR anomalies together with the location of identified archaeological remains and anomalies G1, G2 and G3 identified during the microgravity survey. The location of the GPR data and the approximate view point for the isovolume rendering (Fig 53) are also shown.
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Isovolume rendering of high amplitude GPR reflections over the remains of the fogou. The image is viewed from the south-east and shows the two apparent passageways [GPR3] and [GPR4] forming the fogou and the enclosure ditch [GPR5] to the north.
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Isovolume rendering of high amplitude GPR reflections over the remains of the fogou. The image is viewed from the south-east and shows the two apparent passageways [GPR3] and [GPR4] forming the fogou and the enclosure ditch [GPR5] to the north.
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Isovolume rendering of high amplitude GPR reflections over the remains of the fogou. The image is viewed from the south-east and shows the two apparent passageways [GPR3] and [GPR4] forming the fogou and the enclosure ditch [GPR5] to the north.
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Distribution of fogous in Cornwall
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Distribution of fogous in Cornwall
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Distribution of fogous in Cornwall
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