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Monument Number 221766

Hob Uid: 221766
Location :
Wiltshire
Fyfield
Grid Ref : SU1343071520
Summary : Possible cup markings identified on a sarsen in Delling Penning. The stone "is situated within an old field and a few feet from the edge of a baulk running downhill from north west to south east, between the south western corner of Totterdown Wood and Delling Cottage".
More information : SU 135715: Twenty well-preserved cup-markings on the
south east slope of a recumbent sarsen stone in Delling Penning.
The stone is situated within an old field and a few feet from the
edge of a baulk running downhill from north west to south east,
between the south western corner of Totterdown Wood and Delling
Cottage. (1)

The sarsen is at SU 13437152 and is as described by Lacaille. The
markings are not easily distinguished, and are of uncertain origin,
though they cannot easily be dismissed as natural.
Photograph not practicable. (2)

Scheduled, National Number 33951. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The archaeological news letter
Source details : Lacaille, AD. A Cup-marked sarsen near Marlborough, Wiltshire
Page(s) : 123-9
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Vol(s) : 7, 1961-5
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 MHB 05-FEB-75
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Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : Schedule amendment 08-Jan-2001
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Later Prehistoric
Display Date : Later Prehistoric
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Cup Marked Stone
Evidence : Enhanced Natural Feature

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 33951
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SU 17 SW 80
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SU 17 SW 80
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1975-02-05
End Date : 1975-02-05
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: AVEBURY WORLD HERITAGE SITE PROJECT
Activity type : FIELD SURVEY
Start Date : 1997-08-01
End Date : 1998-12-01