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

A bowl barrow, part of a group on Handley Hill (see SU 01 NW 28 and associated records). Listed by RCHME as Wimborne St Giles 88 and by Grinsell as Handley 22, it lies at the point where the parish boundaries of Sixpenny Handley, Gussage All Saints and Wimborne St Giles meet. It was descri...

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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

Medieval settlement, now deserted, around the site of the church and churchyard. It is also important, however, as a known settlement of late Anglo-Saxon date, probably associated with an early estate belonging to the Archbishop of York. Postholes of timber buildings from the 12th to the 1...

MAIDEN CASTLE

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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...

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

Multi phase Iron Age hillfort. There are three main phases for the Iron Age occupation of the site, the Early Iron Age fort is defined by a single bank and ditch which enclosed the eastern summit of the hilltop. The fort was then extended to the west to enclose more than double the area of...

HOLBOROUGH KNOB

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

Site of a Roman barrow with prehistoric origins discovered circa 1596 and excavated in 1844 and 1954. Finds include prehistoric pottery sherds, inhumations, cremations, amphorae, iron nails, a wooden and a lead coffin, a sella castrensis, a wooden bier and a Roman coin. The burials date fr...

WINDMILL HILL CAUSEWAYED ENCLOSURE

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Neolithic causewayed enclosure near Avebury, comprising 3 concentric sub-circular circuits of interrupted bank and ditch: excavated 1922-3 by Rev. HGO Kendall, 1925-9 by Alexander Keiller, and subsequently in 1957 (Smith) and 1988 (Whittle). The enclosure is of early Neolithic origin, with...

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

3 bowl barrows located 450 metres and 570 metres east of New England, part of the Haddenham round barrow cemetery. The western barrow was initially constructed during the Neolithic period as an ovoid barrow and was modified during the Bronze Age. Finds include a collared urn containing a c...