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Stonehenge Car Park Post Holes


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Monument No.. 959344

Excavations in 1979 on the site of the public conveniences in the visitors' car park at Stonehenge uncovered 38 stakeholes. Flint debitage comprising a primary flake, 21 secondary flakes and other items, tentatively dated to the Neolithic, were also found.

SU 123423: Excavations within the northwest corner of Stonehenge Vistor's car park located 38 stakeholes. These had an average diameter of 5cm, depth 10-12 cm, and have been given a possible Iron Age date by the excavator. Evidence of a Neolithic flint working site was also noted. (1-2)

( 1) The Wiltshire archaeological and natural history magazine Smith, G, Excavations in the Stonehenge Car Park 74/5, 1979/80 Page(s)181
( 2) by Frances Blore, et al. 1995 Archaeological assessment of the Stonehenge World Heritage Site and its surrounding landscape Record number 704 Page(s)237
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