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Monument Number 959344

Hob Uid: 959344
Location :
Wiltshire
Amesbury
Grid Ref : SU1230042300
Summary : Exvavations in 1979 on the site of the public conveniences in the visitors' car park at Stonehenge uncovered 38 stakeholes. Flint debitage comprising a primary flake, 21 secondary flakes and other items, tentatively dated to the Neolithic, were also found.
More information : SU 123423: Excavations within the northwest corner of Stonehenge Vistor's car park located 38 stakeholes. These had an average diameter of 5cm, depth 10-12 cm, and have been given a possible Iron Age date by the excavator. Evidence of a Neolithic flint working site was also noted. (1-2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Wiltshire archaeological and natural history magazine
Source details : Smith, G, Excavations in the Stonehenge Car Park
Page(s) : 181
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Vol(s) : 74/5, 1979/80
Source Number : 2
Source : Archaeological assessment of the Stonehenge World Heritage Site and its surrounding landscape
Source details : Record number 704
Page(s) : 237
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Neolithic
Display Date : Neolithic
Monument End Date : -2200
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Lithic Scatter
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Iron Age
Display Date : Iron Age
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -800
Monument Type : Stake Hole
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Stake Hole
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit

Components and Objects:
Period : Neolithic
Component Monument Type : Lithic Scatter
Object Type : DEBITAGE
Object Material : Flint

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Wiltshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SU14SW62T
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SU 14 SW 221
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