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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...

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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...

PARK FARM BARROW

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

An Early Neolithic round barrow at Park Farm excavated in 1978-9. In the mid-1930s, Grinsell described it as a poor example of a bowl barrow measuring 17 yards in diameter and standing 2 feet high. A hollow in the centre was taken to imply an early excavation. Ordnance Survey field investi...

SALES LOT LONG BARROW

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

Neolithic chambered long barrow excavated 1963-4 when the remains of 18 skeletons and a crouched inhumation were recovered. Remains suggesting an earlier Neolithic settlement were also found and a Beaker burial and Roman pottery.

WOODHENGE

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

A Late Neolithic henge, comprising a penannular earthwork enclosure of broadly oval shape, of 85 metres maximum diameter, the single entrance being to the north east, facing the direction of the southeast entrance to Durrington Walls (SU 14 SE 118). Inside were six concentric rings of post...

DURRINGTON WALLS

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

A Later Neolithic henge enclosure of roughly oval shape measuring circa 490 metres northwest-southeast and 470 metres northeast-southwest, defined by a ditch with external bank. The bank and ditch enclose a small dry valley which leads down to the River Avon (which lies to the south east)....

LIFFS LOW

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

A Neolithic round cairn initially excavated in 1843 by Bateman, who discovered a central sub-rectangular cist containing a crouched adult inhumation with antler macehead, a unique decorated pottery vessel, 2 edge-polished flint axes plus flint lozenge arrowheads, spearheads, a knife, a ser...

WOODHENGE

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

A Late Neolithic henge, comprising a penannular earthwork enclosure of broadly oval shape, of 85 metres maximum diameter, the single entrance being to the north east, facing the direction of the southeast entrance to Durrington Walls (SU 14 SE 118). Inside were six concentric rings of post...