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Arthur Bulleid and the lake villages of Somerset.

Stephen Dewar

Arthur Bulleid and the lake villages of Somerset.

by Stephen Dewar

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Written in English


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Pagination14p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL19784901M

This collection relates to Dr. Arthur Bulleid () of Glastonbury and Midsomer Norton and to his excavations of the Iron Age lake villages at Glastonbury and Meare. Bulleid discovered the Glastonbury Lake Village in March and with the help of the recently-formed Glastonbury Antiquarian Society, began work there in the same year. This is the site hut used by Arthur Bulleid and Harold St George Gray when they were excavating the Iron Age Meare Lake Villages between and It was used again in the early ’s when the Somerset Levels Project was excavating there. It is thought to be the oldest surviving archaeological excavation hut in the world.

The Meare Lake Village , vol. 1, by Arthur Bulleid and H. St. George Gray, Somerset enclosure acts and awards: also a detailed list of the enclosure award maps prepared at the Somerset County Record Office, by W.E. Tate, The Meare Lake Village , vol. 2, by H. St. George Gray and Arthur Bulleid. The Levels contain the best-preserved prehistoric village in the UK, Glastonbury Lake Village, as well as two others at Meare Lake Village. Discovered in by Arthur Bulleid, [79] it was inhabited by about people living in 14 roundhouses, [77] and was built on a morass on an artificial foundation of timber filled with brushwood.

Stephen Minnitt is the author of Lake Villages of Somerset ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Arthur Bulleid and the Glastonbury. The Glastonbury lake village: a full description of the excavations and the relics discovered, by Arthur Bulleid.


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George. Arthur Bulleid (–) was a British antiquarian, known for the excavation of Glastonbury Lake Village and Meare Lake Village. He was born in Glastonbury, the sixth son of John Bulleid, the mayor and founder of the Glastonbury Antiquarian Society, and his wife Christina. He became a medical student but was interested in local history and archaeology.

The lake village, a crannog or man made island, was discovered in by local medical student Arthur Bulleid, whose father was a local mayor and the founder of the Glastonbury Antiquarian Society. Bulleid had heard about the lake villages in Switzerland and believed similar sites could be found in his native Somerset.

The excavation of the area began in and continued over the next with the life and work of Arthur Bulleid, who devoted 60 years to Lake Village and Somerset studies. The Lake-Villages Of Somerset by Arthur Bulleid. Stearns Press, Paperback.

Good. Get this from a library. The lake-villages of Somerset. [Arthur Bulleid; Glastonbury Antiquarian Society.]. A fine archive of original albumen photographs recording the important archaeological surveys carried out by Arthur Bulleid and Harold St.

George Gray at the Somerset Lake Villages, Iron Age settlements. The first Village was discovered near Glastonbury by Bulleid, a local doctor and enthusiastic amateur archaeologist, in   The Meare lake village by Arthur Bulleid; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Antiquities, Lake-dwellers and lake-dwellings, Excavations (Archaeology); Places: England, Meare, Eng Meare, Meare Lake, Somerset (England).

Arthur Bulleid was a British antiquarian, known for the excavation of Glastonbury Lake Village and Meare Lake Village.

OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: 78 pages, 27 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations, maps ; 19 cm. Contents: Contains: Introductory remarks --Types of lake-dwellings- --The discovery of the Somerset lake-villages --The Glastonbury lake-village and its environment --Objects of bronze, tin, lead and iron --Crucibles --Objects of amber, glass and jet --Objects of.

Arthur Bulleid (–) was a British antiquarian, known for the excavation of Glastonbury Lake Village and Meare Lake Village. He was born in Glastonbury, the sixth son of John Bulleid, the mayor and founder of the Glastonbury Antiquarian Society, and his wife Christina. He became a medical student but was interested in local history and archaeology.

THE three habitations (Nos. xx, xxii and xxiv), which have been examined by Mr. George Gray and Dr. Arthur Bulleid in the course of the current season's investigation of the eastern division. The Villages today.

Today the lake villages are scheduled ancient monuments and what remains lies buried, protected by the waterlogged ground. Whilst they may be out of sight, the fields where they lie have hummocks in ground very similar to the sight Arthur Bulleid would have seen over a century ago.

WORK has been resumed at the Meare Lake Village, Somerset, for the season of under the direction of Dr. Arthur Bulleid and Mr. George Gray, and will continue until September. The Lake Villages of Somerset by Arthur Bulleid: Glastonbury Antiquarian Society - Prehistory of the Somerset Levels by and : Somerset Levels Project Domesday - A Search for the Roots of England by Michael Wood: BBC Books - James John Bulleid () Ina reunion of the Bulleid and Gleeson families was organised by Kevin and Alison Kelleher in Australia.

A commemorative book was printed and can be viewed, in full, on the family website. The following is an extract and was provided in part in a letter from John Field Bulleid dated 20 August Glastonbury Lake Village.

In March amateur archaeologist Arthur Bulleid noticed a field of small mounds on the Somerset levels. An investigation of the wetlands turned up pottery fragments, pieces of bone, charcoal, and a whetstone.

Excavations uncovered floors and hearths of dwellings, more pottery and debris, and preserved timber.