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Monument Number 215819

Hob Uid: 215819
Location :
Wiltshire
All Cannings, Bishops Cannings
Grid Ref : SU0862067060
Summary : Sarsen stones and a slight mound, observed by OGS Crawford, possibly represent traces of a "lost" long barrow in Beckhampton Plantation.
More information : (SU 08626706) Sarsens and signs of slight mound observed here by
OGS Crawford. (1)

Barker examines Stukeley's description of a long barrow south of
Silbury Hill to suggest the existence of a subsequently 'lost' barrow
at Beckhampton Plantation. Using Stukeley's account of the barrow's
location he suggests a siting in the area of SU 09006715 before
drawing attention to Crawford's obervation of sarsens and slight
mound nearby. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Rec 6" undated (OGS Crawford)
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Source Number : 2
Source : The Wiltshire archaeological and natural history magazine
Source details : CT Barker
Page(s) : 25
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 79, 1984

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Neolithic
Display Date : Neolithic
Monument End Date : -2200
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Long Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork, Documentary Evidence, Conjectural Evidence
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
Display Date :
Monument End Date :
Monument Start Date :
Monument Type : Mound
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SU 06 NE 152
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: AVEBURY WORLD HERITAGE SITE PROJECT
Activity type : FIELD SURVEY
Start Date : 1997-08-01
End Date : 1998-12-01