The Post Track is an ancient causeway in the Somerset Levels, England. It dates from around 3838 BC,1 making it some 30 years older than the Sweet Track from the same area.2 It was constructed of long ash planks, with lime and hazel posts spaced along 3-metre intervals.3 The track follows closely in line with the Sweet Track, and before the planks were dated it was posited that it served as a construction platform for the Sweet Track.4 It is speculated that it led to places of spiritual significance. It is likely that the route was intended to be a permanent fixture, with the track being updated, maintained, and eventually replaced as it succumbed to the elements.5
- Heritage Key - Somerset Levels
- Brunning, Richard (2006). "A window on the past - The prehistoric archeology of the Somerset Moors". In Hill-Cottingham, Pat; Briggs, Derek; Brunning, Richard; King, Andy; Rix, Graham. The Somerset Wetlands: An ever changing environment. Wellington, Somerset: Somerset Books. pp. 40–41. ISBN 978 0 86183 432 7.
- Novel Guide - Trackways and Boats
- Brunning, Richard - Neolithic and bronze-age Somerset: a wetland perspective
- A. W. R. Whittle Europe in the Neolithic: the creation of new worlds; pg. 236
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