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Boxted Cross Henge, Colchester, Essex

Henge Monument:  OS Grid Reference – TM 0093 3277 Archaeology & History As with many sites in Southern England, intensive agriculture has taken its toll on the archaic monuments.  The Boxted Cross henge is no exception and hardly any elements … Continue reading

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Hickford Hill, Belchamp St Paul, Essex

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – TL 7872 4537 Archaeology & History Several hundred yards northeast from Hickford Hill, a cluster of prehistoric sites could once be seen close to each other just south of the River Stour below line of … Continue reading

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Priddy Henges, Priddy, Somerset

Henges:  OS Grid Reference – ST 540 528 Also Known as: The Castles Priddy Circles The Rings Archaeology & History Although cited in all modern archaeology texts as a series of four henge monuments, a recent article by J. Lewis … Continue reading

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Angel Moon Field, Ferrybridge, West Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grif Reference – SE 4734 2449 Also Known as: Roundhill Field Archaeology & History One of a number of sites that used to exist in this part of West Yorkshire before the coming of the Industrialists and … Continue reading

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Yarnbury Henge, Grassington, North Yorkshire

Henge:  OS Grid Reference – SE 01405 65413 Getting Here In Grassington, go up the main street and keep going uphill, out of town.  You’re on Moor Road now and it keeps going northeast for about a mile, where the … Continue reading

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Big Rings Henge, Dorchester, Oxfordshire

Henge (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SU 572 953 Archaeology & History Very close to the once impressive Dorchester Cursus, this double-ringed prehistoric monument can no longer be seen thanks to the self-righteous arrogance of modern industrialists who care little … Continue reading

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Castle Dykes, Aysgarth, North Yorkshire

Henge Monument:  OS Grid Reference – SD 9822 8728 Also Known as: Castle Dyke Getting Here Go west through Aysgarth village along the A684 road and, just as you’re coming out of the town, take the left turn on the … Continue reading

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Bleasdale Circle, Lancaster, Lancashire

Timber Circle:  OS Grid Reference – SD 57717 46004 Getting Here Pretty easy to find, and a nice walk to boot! Head up to Bleasdale Church (worth a look in itself!), keep going up the path north to the aptly … Continue reading

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