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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...

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

Round barrow on Middleton Common; appears to be of Bronze Age origin, with Saxon secondary interments; a Neolithic arrowhead was found while ploughing over the barrow mound

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...

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...

MAIDEN CASTLE

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

Multi-phase site including the earthwork remains of a multi-phase multivallate Iron Age hillfort, which overlies a Neolithic causewayed enclosure. A Neolithic bank barrow, which post-dates the causewayed enclosure, is extant as an earthwork. A late Roman temple, uncovered by excavation, is...

WOR BARROW

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

Neolithic long barrow located near the crest of Oakley Down, orientated roughly northwest-southeast. Listed by RCHME as Sixpenny Handley 29 and by Grinsell as Handley I. Excavated totally by Pitt Rivers in 1893-4, prior to excavation it comprised a mound 150 feet long, 75 feet wide and 12...

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

A Neolithic chambered round barrow on Whiteleaf Hill, excavated by Sir Lindsay Scott 1934-9. Prior to excavation, the site appeared as a kidney-shaped mound surrounded by a roughly circular ditch. Scotts section showed the ditch to be 6 feet 6 inches wide and 3 feet deep. The barrow mound...

BLYTH LAW HILL

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

Alleged round barrow later reused as a Medieval gallows mound with associated inhumations. Finds also include Roman pottery and a flint arrowhead.

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

Three Bronze Age round barrows surviving as earthworks. A pottery vessel containning cremated human remains was found in one of them in circa 1835. The northernmost barrow was excavated in 1976-7. The primary burial deposit was an unurned cremation (said to have been deposited in a leather...