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NOTGROVE LONG BARROW

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A Neolithic chambered tomb excavated by Witts in 1881 and more extensively by Clifford in 1934-5. The principal features of the site are a circular cairn covering a polygonal corbelled cist circa 1.2 metres high. This cairn stands at the western end of chambered tomb and was roughly centra...

GORSEY BIGBURY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A Neolithic henge surviving as earthworks and located on a limestone spur of the Mendips. The site has seen excavation on three occasions - trial trenching in 1928 was followed by 5 seasons of excavation between 1931 and 1935. The entrance area was re-examined in 1965. The site is defined...

WHITEHAWK CAMP

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Fairly well preserved earthworks of large and complex multivallate Neolithic causewayed enclosure. Situated on Brighton racecourse, the site has suffered some damage via incursions by the racecourse and associated developments, as well as minor roads and housing. Excavations occurred in 19...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Earthwork remains of two Bronze Age bowl barrows; excavation of B uncovered a cist, inhumation and animal remains. A bronze halberd was found near these barrows.

WEST KENNET LONG BARROW

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Stone chambered Neolithic long barrow excavated in 1859 and 1955-6. The chambers contained both disarticulated inhumations and cremations and Neolithic and also some Beaker pottery. The barrow is extant as a earthwork mound 100 metres long and trapezoidal in shape. The side ditches have be...

NOTGROVE LONG BARROW

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A Neolithic chambered tomb excavated by Witts in 1881 and more extensively by Clifford in 1934-5. The principal features of the site are a circular cairn covering a polygonal corbelled cist circa 1.2 metres high. This cairn stands at the western end of chambered tomb and was roughly centra...

AMESBURY 71

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A bowl barrow listed by Grinsell and others as Amesbury 71. It was excavated in 1961, when it was extant as a large mound 100 feet in diameter and 8 feet high. The excavation revealed a complex structural sequence, and the phasing offered by the excavator is not completely convincing throu...

SILBURY HILL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A Late Neolithic flat-topped conical mound which stands to a height of some 37 metres above an encircling quarry ditch. Excavation has occurred on several occasions, beginning with the digging of a shaft from the top in 1776-7, and including an attempt to dig a horizontal tunnel to the cen...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A Bronze Age bowl barrow, listed by Grinsell as Winterbourne Stoke 8, and part of the Winterbourne Stoke Crossroads barrow group recorded as SU 14 SW 35. Excavated in the early 19th century by Colt Hoare, who found a primary burial deposit comprising two inhumations. Associated grave goods...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A Neolithic and Early Bronze Age round barrow excavated by Greenwell in June 1865. At the time, it measured 60 feet in diameter and 5.5 feet in height, but had been damaged by ploughing and also levelling operations for the Langton racecourse. Centrally placed beneath the mound was a crouc...