Current search

Filters

Total results: 25

No title

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

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...

No title

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

A bowl barrow at Low Farm, one of a widely-spaced line of four barrows on a spur bounded on the east by the River Manifold. Recorded in 1957 and 1974 by the Ordnance Survey as mutilated mound circa 32 metres in diameter and 2.3 metres high, with no visible ditch. The northern half of the s...

MARDEN

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

A large Late Neolithic henge enclosure comprising a bank with internal ditch encompassing an area of circa 35 acres. The enclosure is incomplete on the southwest, this side facing the River Avon which effectively completes the enclosure. The earthworks are fairly irregular, and comprise a...

THE MOUNT

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

A large mound, possibly a motte and bailey within the grounds of Marlborough College. The first documentary evidence for the existence of a castle is during the reign of King Stephen, who held it in 1139 from the Empress Matilda. It is possible that it existed earlier. Repairs and construc...

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...

No title

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

An earthwork enclosure, probably a henge, at Litton Cheney. By the time the site was excavated in 1974, it had suffered severely from plough damage. Some early sources mention large stones and possible stone holes, prompting speculation as to the possibility of a stone circle having stood...

No title

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

A Bronze Age bowl barrow, listed by Grinsell as Winterbourne Stoke 45. Excavations in 1964 located a roughly central rectangular pit, which contained two cremations. Its fill also included a single potsherd described as possibly Late Neolithic. Two further pits were also found beneath the...

No title

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

A Neolithic long barrow located on the top of a ridge on Thickthorn Down, circa 250 metres southeast of the southwest terminal of the Dorset Cursus (Linear 41) and less than 150 metres southwest of the longbarrow ST 91 SE 21. Listed by RCHME as Gussage St Michael 12 and by Grinsell as Guss...

CONEYBURY HENGE

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

A henge, surviving as a cropmark and initially recorded as a ploughed-out disc barrow. The monument was subject to surface collection, geophysical survey and excavation in 1980 as part of the Stonehenge Environs Project. The whole site slopes gently to the south, and the interior of the en...

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...