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Chauvet Cave (Cave / Rock Shelter)

Werner Herzog on Cave of Forgotten Dreams: 'The awakening of the modern human soul' - video.

Werner Herzog investigates the 'proto-cinema' of the 32,000-year-old paintings inside France's Chauvet cave – the subject of his film Cave of Forgotten Dreams – and discusses his project with Cambridge University archaeologists.

The Long Man of Wilmington (Hill Figure)

University of Reading

New work overturns date for chalk Long Man of Wilmington.
Rather old news now, but this covers the discoveries linked to the excavation in 2003.

Wolstonbury (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

The Wolstonbury Enigma

Another article from a Sussex 'earth mysteries' zine, Quiksilver Messenger.

All a bit ley-line, but some interesting points.

Hollingbury Hillfort

Hollingbury Hillfort Home Page

A great site (put together by a local) packed with interesting info on Hollingbury.

Constantine Church stone (Christianised Site)

Internet Archaelogy: Cataclews Point Mounds

Summary of the excavation of one of the aforementioned cists on Cataclews Point near Constantine Bay.

Internet Archaelogy: Harlyn Bay Burial Ground

Summary of excavation and finds at Harlyn Bay Prehistoric Burial Ground (near Constantine Bay)

Offham Hill (Causewayed Enclosure)

British Archealogy Society Excavation Summary

Summary of finds at Offham Hill excavation - password required

Mount Caburn (Hillfort)

5000 Midsummer Days

Compelling little leaflet about the history of the Caburn.
The story is told as a series of six "windows in time",
falling on midsummer days throughout the history of the site
and its people, from 3,000 BC to the present day.

Clava Cairns

Historic Scotlands Balnuaran of Clava Leaflet

Excellent 6 page leaflet with lots of background on this site. It has all the info detailed on the site sign boards - and more!
Originally from Weymouth in Dorset, I now live in Hurst, West Sussex.

Would be pleased to meet up with folk in the area to visit and discuss local sites.

I have a particular interest in the mysterious collections of Sussex sarsens at various sites and the enigma of Wolstonbury Hill.

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