|In the 1970's this site was totally destroyed by gravel quarrying. These operations are continuing to this day and are continuing to remove important archaeology over a widespread area.
This henge was one of only eight henges in Britain known as type 2A - two entrances and two sets of banks.
It's similarity to the Thornborough henges is striking - very similar size, form and entrances on the same alignment. Another similarity is that Peterborough Ware pottery was found.
The quarry company that destroyed this henge knew it was there - it was excavated in the 1950's, yet they totally destroyed it.
Today you cannot even walk over this sacred site - it is a lake.
Given the similar activities of quarry companies at Thornborough, one could be forgiven for thinking there was a deliberate attempt to remove these henges from the record books.
Posted by BrigantesNation
6th December 2003ce
Edited 11th April 2013ce