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Durrington Walls excavations, 1966-1968

by G. J. Wainwright

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Published by Society of Antiquaries of London in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Durrington Walls Site (England),
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- London.,
    • Durrington Walls Site (England),
    • London (England) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby G. J. Wainwright with I. H. Longworth.
      SeriesSociety of Antiquaries of London. Research Committee. Reports,, no. 29, Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London ;, no. 29.
      ContributionsLongworth, I. H. joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN776.22.G7 W34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 421 p., [2] xiii p. of plates (2 fold.), [11] fold. leaves of plates.
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5110005M
      ISBN 100854312188
      LC Control Number74182512

      Parker Pearson, M. () The Stonehenge Riverside Project: excavations at the east entrance of Durrington Walls. In: M. Larsson and M. Parker Pearson (Eds.) From Stonehenge to the Baltic, pp Oxford: British Archaeological Reports s Indications of Iron Age settlement have been found during partial excavation within Durrington Walls, and include 12 pits and a palisade ditch, while a Romano-British settlement has been found south west of Durrington Walls. This includes pits, post-holes and gullies, with indications from pieces of dressed stone of the presence of a building.

        Take, for instance, Durrington Walls, a large Neolithic hedge located just under two miles northeast of its more famous neighbor. Though prehistoric humans likely used Stonehenge as . Durrington Walls is the site of a large Neolithic settlement and later henge enclosure in the Stonehenge World Heritage Site. It is 2 miles north-east of Stonehenge in the parish of .

      Durrington Walls super-henge The remains of a major new prehistoric stone monument have been discovered less than 3 kilometres from Stonehenge. Using cutting edge, multi-sensor technologies the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project has revealed evidence for a large stone monument hidden beneath the bank of the later Durrington Walls 'super-henge'. The 90 or so huge stones discovered at Durrington Walls may have originally stood nearly 15 feet ( meters) high before they were pushed over some 4, years ago, according to the researchers.


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Archaeology: Durrington Walls: Excavations – G. WAINWRIGHT and I. LONG‐WORTHAuthor: Berle Clay. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wainwright, G.J. Durrington Walls excavations, London, Society of Antiquaries of London, Durrington Walls Excavations G J Wainwright and I H Longworth The Society of Antiquaries First Edition Good condition apart from some foxing on end papers.

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Wainwright, G. J.; Longworth, L. English Afficher la notice complète This is an account of the excavations at Durrington Walls, Wiltshire, in southern England, undertaken in to Included are descriptions of human remains and artefacts such as pottery, coins, weaponry and metalwork, together with an account of the methodology used to unearth these.

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This is an account of the excavations at Durrington Walls, Wiltshire, in southern England, undertaken in to Included are descriptions of human remains and artefacts such as pottery, coins, weaponry and metalwork, together with an account of the methodology used to unearth these.

There have been two principal excavations at Durrington Walls; those conducted by Wainwright from – and those conducted by the Stonehenge Riverside Project from – Durrington W alls: Excavation – Reports of. Oxford: Oxbow Books CASE, H.,'Beaker burial in Britain and Ireland.

Durrington Walls: Excavation Reports of. The earliest record of the Henge at Durrington Walls, in the parish of Durrington, Wiltshire (SU. ) (location map, fig. 1), is that made in the early nineteenth century. Durrington Walls is the site of a large Neolithic settlement and later henge enclosure located in the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in England.

It lies 2 miles ( km) north-east of Stonehenge in the parish of Durrington, just north of Amesbury. Between andexcavations on the site by a team led by the University of Sheffield revealed seven houses.

Durrington Walls, two miles from Stonehenge, is named after the Neolithic henge that calls the location home. But with ongoing research revealing a massive and previously unknown monument hidden beneath its banks, the site’s history is set to be rewritten.

Carly Hilts spoke to Vince Gaffney, Mike Parker Pearson, and Nick Snashall to find out [ ]. Buy DURRINGTON WALLS: EXCAVATIONS 1st Edition by Wainwright, G. J., Longworth, I. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : G. Wainwright, I. Longworth. The recent discovery of an enormous ring of cylinder-like pits, each approximately five meters deep and 10 meters in diameter ( by 33 ft), found to surround the henge enclosure of Durrington Walls in southern England, is set to become one of the greatest enigmas of British archaeology.

With a maximum diameter of kilometers ( miles), this huge circular feature, to. Excavations uncovered remains of houses protected beneath the henge bank of Durrington Walls. Together with their middens, containing large quantities of ceramics, lithcs and faunal remains, these houses provide a remarkable insight into life at the tme of Stonehenge’s second stage of construction around BC.

G.J. Wainwright, I.H. Longworth (Eds.), Durrington Walls: Excavations –, The Society of Antiquaries, London (). According to a post on the National Trust’s blog detailing the Durrington Walls excavation, if all the anomalies registered by the ground-penetrating radar.

A Massive, Late Neolithic Pit Structure associated with Durrington Walls Henge Vincent Gaffney, Eamonn Baldwin, Martin Bates, C.

Richard Bates, Christopher Gaffney, Derek Hamilton, Tim Kinnaird, Wolfgang Neubauer, Ronald Yorston, Robin Allaby, Henry Chapman, Paul Garwood, Klaus Löcker, Alois Hinterleitner, Tom Sparrow, Immo Trinks, Mario Wallner and Matt Leivers.

The excavation of a henge, stone circles and metal working area at Moncrieffe, Perthshire, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland – Swanson, G.E. The birth of the gods: the origin of primitive beliefs. Durrington Walls is an exception to the lack of settlement.

There is evidence for houses in each of its four quarters, making it the largest discovered in late-Neolithic Britain. Parker-Pearson suggests the builders of Stonehenge lived here, coincident with Stage 2 in re-structuring of Stonehenge, the most active s: Durrington Walls, the largest known Neolithic henge in the United oking the River Avon near Amesbury, Wiltshire, the henge is approximately miles (3 km) northeast of Stonehenge ( to bce) and about 76 yards (about 70 metres) north of Woodhenge ( to bce).Durrington Walls is thought to have been a site used for ritual or ceremonial activity from about to.

The Durrington Walls specimens discussed in this paper came exclusively from the recent Stonehenge Riverside Project excavations, deriving from settlement contexts pre-dating the construction of the henge bank and ditch.

Twelve teeth from Durrington Walls (numbered DW 1–DW 12 in Table 1, Table 2) were chosen for analysis. Most of the.