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The Lesser Cursus Henge


Also known as:
  • Monument No. 1580340

Nearest Town:Wilton (13km S)
OS Ref (GB):   SU10684355 / Sheet: 184
Latitude:51° 11' 25.92" N
Longitude:   1° 50' 49.76" W

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Details of hengiform enclosure on Pastscape

A possible Neolithic hengiform enclosure was discovered by geophysical survey in the early 1990s, within the eastern half of the Stonehenge Lesser Cursus (Monument Number 219543). It is defined by a single causewayed ditch that forms an egg-shaped enclosure, with the pointed end to the north-east, which measures circa 15m long by 13m wide. The causeways are clearest at the south-western end. Some pits in and around the enclosure may be associated with its use.
Chance Posted by Chance
13th March 2015ce