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Circle henge


Avebury reburials ruled out
nigelswift Posted by nigelswift
6th April 2010ce
Edited 7th April 2010ce

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Well, I guess it may not be a popular decision in some quarters, but fair play to EH for not mucking about!

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goffik Posted by goffik
6th April 2010ce
I'm surprised, I thought there would be some sort of compromise but as they say in their statement it is the decision that is most easily reversible. Perhaps a precedent has been set for any future excavations and the example of William Cunnington could be followed. Albeit 200 years ago, after excavating some amazing gold artefacts from the Bush Barrow near Stonehenge the chieftain they were buried with was left in the barrow. tjj Posted by tjj
6th April 2010ce
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