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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.

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...

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

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

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...