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Monument Number 1431045

Hob Uid: 1431045
Location :
Grid Ref : SY6948089130
Summary : Hengiform ring to the north of Conygar Hill excavated in 1987 in advance of the construction of the Dorchester By-pass. It lies falsecrested below steeper gradients of the east-west ridge and commanded uninterrupted views to the north and west. The ring is 15m in diameter, and had 8 kidney-shaped pits, generally 3m long, 2m wide, and 0.5m deep. One contained a cenral post-hole 0.85m in diameter and 0.5m deep. The pits enclosed a setting of eight posts, each circa 0.85m dwide and 0.15m deep. Sherds of Peterborough Ware were present in the upper fills, with antler and animal bones in the basal fills.
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Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source :
Source details : Woodward PJ and Smith RJC
Page(s) : 84
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 109, 1987

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Neolithic
Display Date : Neolithic
Monument End Date : -2200
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Hengiform Monument
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit

Components and Objects:
Period : Neolithic
Component Monument Type : Hengiform Monument
Object Material : Antler

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SY 68 NE 193
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Associated Activities :
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1986-01-01
End Date : 1988-12-31