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Neolithic long barrow excavated between 1820 and 1850
A)Mutilated long barrow opened by Merewether who found a secondary Late Bronze Age urn with burnt bones but no primary deposit. C)The pot is part of a Biconical Urn with Trevisker-like handles. B)Side ditches are clearly defined, each 24m wide and 0.6m deep. Now under pasture but its terminals have been ploughed.
World Heritage Site
X) D/SU0868/12 English Heritage
A) Victoria County History 1 1 137(17) 1957 Grinsell, L.V.
B) Ordnance Survey Fldwk 1973 1973 Ordnance Survey
X) Proceedings of the Archaeological Institute, Salisbury Vol 109, p232 1801 Merewether, J
X) Devizes Museum 210 Devizes Museum
X) Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine Vol 79, p23(26)
X) Management of Monuments Within the Avebury World Heritage Site 1998 Wild, Priscilla for English Heritage
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