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Monument Number 1409914

Hob Uid: 1409914
Location :
Dorset
Woodlands
Grid Ref : SU0249010160
Summary : A small rectilinear enclosure is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs, and has been mapped by EH's Knowlton Circles Project. The date of this feature is uncertain, although it is likely to be Prehistoric or Roman. Its form strongly resembles an Iron Age square barrow, and it is located between the Great Barrow and the South Henge in the Knowlton monument complex.
More information : SU 0249 1016. A small rectilinear enclosure of uncertain date is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs, and has been mapped by EH's Knowlton Circles Project. The enclosure is defined by a single ditch 5m x 5m, with a gap, possibly an entrance, in the eastern side. Within the enclosure are 4 pits or small features arranged in a square. Traces of a possible external ditch are also visible.

The enclosure is likely to be Prehistoric or Roman, probably associated with ritual or funerary activity. Its form strongly resembles an Iron Age square barrow, and it is located between the Great Barrow (SU 01 SW 106) and the South Henge (SU 01 SW 101) in the Knowlton monument complex. Another similar enclosure or square barrow lies 20m to the south (SU 01 SW 213). (1)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Oblique aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR SU 0210/74 (NMR 15314/11) 13-JUL-1995
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SU 01 SW 212
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: KNOWLTON, DORSET
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2000-11-27
End Date : 2001-02-09