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

A deserted Medieval village, surviving features include earthworks of ridge and furrow and a moat . There are also documentary references of 1241 to a fulling mill. The settlement was occupied during the Saxo-Norman period (850-1150), based on the evidence of pottery from the site. Excavat...

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Medieval enclosures in Henley Wood. Excavations have located a well containing 13th-14th century pottery, and a Medieval manor house. Worked flint and Saxon pottery also recovered.

CRONK YN HOWE

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Earthwork remains of a mound, built in the 7th-8th century for a chapel, indicated by finds of lintel graves and cross slabs. Building remains uncovered by excavation date to the 11th century. Neolithic implements were also recovered as were Viking remains including a glass bead.

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Probable Iron Age round barrow, excavated in 1874 and found to contain a crouched primary inhumation accompanied by animal burials. It is now nearly ploughed down.

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A henge at Ferrybridge surviving as low earthworks but under threat from ploughing. The site comprises a circular enclosure comprising a bank with inner and outer ditches. Excavation in 1991 by West Yorkshire Archaeological Services (which discovered the outer ditch) showed that the inner...

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A bowl barrow in Scrubbity Coppice, one of a group excavated by Pitt Rivers in 1882-3. Pitt Rivers barrow ix (RCHMEs Sixpenny Handley 43, Grinsells Handley 1), it was excavated between December 15th and 31st 1882. Prior to excavation, it was visible as a mound 52 feet in diameter and 4.5 f...

SHERBORNE OLD CASTLE

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Sherborne Old Castle was built as a fortified bishops palace and castle during the early 12th century on top of a natural knoll in the Yeo Valley. Its centre block of buildings were constructed of local stone, using a rubble core with Ham Hill ashlar facing. This was surrounded by a curtai...

MONK SHERBORNE PRIORY

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Benedictine alien priory of St Mary and St John the Baptist, dependent on Cerisy-le-Foret. The priory was founded by Henry de Port circa 1120-30, probably for a prior and 12 monks, and suppressed in 1414. It passed to St Julians Hospital, Southampton, eventually passed to Queens College Ox...

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Bronze Age barrow cemetery comprising Winterbourne Monkton numbers 13-17. Beaker and Middle Bronze Age sherds have been recovered from some of the barrows, though only one mound, WM 16, has any record of excavation. Limited trenching in 1921 yielded a secondary cremation in a large inverte...

GODSTOW ABBEY

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

Benedictine Nunnery founded circa 1133 dissolved 1539 surviving as the ruins of a 16th century chapel and enclosure with part of wall. Partly excavated, although no details of the layout had been revealed. Stone coffins have been discovered. Descriptions of the buildings shortly after the...