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COP HILL BARROW

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

Bowl barrow containing a Bronze Age primary inhumation and intrusive Early Medieval inhumations and cremation, some with grave goods, excavated in 1937. Palaeolithic handaxe, Neolithic axe and Romano-British pottery also recovered from the mound. farley (1992) has re-examined the records o...

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

Benedictine nunnery, founded before 1163, dissolved circa 1539, it was already partly ruinous in the 15th century. A stretch of wall in an outbuilding may be from the priory. Romano-British pottery.

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

Bronze Age bowl barrow, listed by Grinsell as Wilsford 40, and part of the Lake Group of barrows recorded as SU 14 SW 51. Excavated in the early 19th century by Colt Hoare, who found a primary interment of a child in a large deep grave, accompanied by a drinking cup, presumably a Beaker. T...

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

A long barrow, now nearly ploughed down, covered a burial chamber complex; a palisade which may have been a retaining wall or a mortuary enclosure. A round barrow over the west end contained cremations, inhumations and beaker pottery.

COP HILL BARROW

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

Bowl barrow containing a Bronze Age primary inhumation and intrusive Early Medieval inhumations and cremation, some with grave goods, excavated in 1937. Palaeolithic handaxe, Neolithic axe and Romano-British pottery also recovered from the mound. farley (1992) has re-examined the records o...

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...

STONEA CAMP

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

Earthwork and cropmark remains of a Late Iron Age/early Roman enclosure complex. Situated at the southern end of an island of raised ground in the fens, the outermost earthworks enclose an area of 9.1 hectares, but aerial photography and excavation suggest that the earthworks had also been...

DANEBURY

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

Iron Age hillfort, with multiple phases of occupation and development from the 7th to 1st century BC with evidence of Bronze Age and pre Bronze Age activity. Finds of a Roman coin and a few sherds of pottery suggest only sporadic visits in the Roman period. The last ditch recutting is of u...