Ancient sites similar to or like Cursus Barrows

Name given to a Neolithic and Bronze Age round barrow cemetery located mostly south of the western end of the Stonehenge Cursus. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge Cursus

    Large Neolithic cursus monument on Salisbury plain, near to Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Roughly 3 km long and between 100 m and 150 m wide. Wikipedia

  • Normanton Down Barrows

    Neolithic and Bronze Age barrow cemetery located about 0.6 mi south of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. The burials date from between 2600 and 1600 BC and consist of a Neolithic long barrow and some 40 or more Bronze Age round barrows, sited along the crest of a low ridge. Wikipedia

  • Cuckoo Stone

    Neolithic or Bronze Age standing stone. Now fallen, is in a field near to Woodhenge and Durrington Walls in Wiltshire, England. Wikipedia

  • Bush Barrow

    Site of the early British Bronze Age (c. 2000 BC), at the western end of the Normanton Down Barrows cemetery. Wikipedia

  • Woodhenge

    Neolithic Class II henge and timber circle monument within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in Wiltshire, England. 2 mi north-east of Stonehenge, just north of the town of Amesbury. Wikipedia

  • Durrington Walls

    Site of a large Neolithic settlement and later henge enclosure located in the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in England. It lies 2 mi north-east of Stonehenge in the parish of Durrington, just north of Amesbury. Wikipedia

  • Priddy Nine Barrows and Ashen Hill Barrow Cemeteries

    Priddy Nine Barrows Cemetery and Ashen Hill Barrow Cemetery are a collection of round barrows, dating from the Bronze Age, near Priddy in the English county of Somerset. They are designated as ancient monuments. Wikipedia

  • Henge which is part of the Stonehenge Landscape in Wiltshire, England. Only discovered in the 20th century. Wikipedia

  • There are many prehistoric sites and structures of interest remaining from prehistoric Britain, spanning the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. Among the most important are the Wiltshire sites around Stonehenge and Avebury, which are designated as a World Heritage site. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge

    Prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, 2 mi west of Amesbury. Outer ring of vertical Sarsen standing stones, each around 13 ft high, 7 ft wide, and weighing around 25 tons, topped by connecting horizontal lintel stones. Wikipedia

  • Major Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded archaeological research study of the development of the Stonehenge landscape in Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain. In particular, the project examined the relationship between the Stones and surrounding monuments and features, including the River Avon, Durrington Walls, the Cursus, the Avenue, Woodhenge, burial mounds, and nearby standing stones. Wikipedia

  • Group of at least eleven Middle Bronze Age round barrows south of Grantham, in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. Five of the barrows were destroyed by ironstone quarrying in 1959; the remaining six are scheduled monuments. Wikipedia

  • The Sanctuary

    Stone and timber circle near the village of Avebury in the south-western English county of Wiltshire. Excavation has revealed the location of the 58 stone sockets and 62 post-holes. Wikipedia

  • West Kennet Long Barrow

    Chambered long barrow located near the village of Avebury in the south-western English county of Wiltshire. Probably constructed in the thirty-seventh century BCE, during Britain's Early Neolithic period, today it survives in a partially reconstructed state. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge Landscape

    Property of The National Trust, located on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. Administered by English Heritage. Wikipedia

  • Name given to a Bronze Age man whose body was discovered in the outer ditch of Stonehenge. Not in a barrow, although it did appear to have been deliberately and carefully buried in the ditch. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge Avenue

    Ancient avenue on Salisbury plain, Wiltshire, England. Part of the Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wikipedia

  • Bronze Age burial chamber located in Williton, Somerset. Composed of three round barrows and possibly a long, chambered barrow. Wikipedia

  • Five Marys

    Group of Bronze Age round barrows near the village of Chaldon Herring, in Dorset, England. Scheduled monument. Wikipedia

  • Avebury

    Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England. One of the best known prehistoric sites in Britain, it contains the largest megalithic stone circle in the world. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites

    UNESCO World Heritage site located in Wiltshire, England. The WHS covers two large areas of land separated by nearly 30 mi, rather than a specific monument or building. Wikipedia

  • The Crawley Edge Cairns are a series of forty-two Bronze Age round barrows, cairns and clearance cairns located in a field in Crawleyside, near Stanhope, County Durham, England. The cairnfield site lies on a gentle south-facing slope of a hill-spur in Weardale and remains in open moorland. Wikipedia

  • Archaeological site, of the Neolithic and Bronze Age periods, in West Sussex, England. On the South Downs near the village of Findon and about 3 mi north-west of Worthing. Wikipedia

  • Coldrum Long Barrow

    Chambered long barrow located near the village of Trottiscliffe in the south-eastern English county of Kent. Probably constructed in the fourth millennium BCE, during Britain's Early Neolithic period, today it survives only in a state of ruin. Wikipedia

  • Oakley Down Barrow Cemetery

    Group of Bronze Age round barrows on Cranborne Chase, about 1 mi east of the village of Sixpenny Handley in Dorset, England. Scheduled monument. Wikipedia

  • Dorset Cursus

    Neolithic cursus monument that spans across 10 km of the chalk downland of Cranborne Chase in east Dorset, United Kingdom. Better interpreted as a pair of same-length cursus constructed end to end, with the more southerly cursus pre-dating the northerly one (the Pentridge Cursus). Wikipedia

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  • This new hengiform monument was subsequently revealed to be located "at the site of Amesbury 50", a round barrow in the Cursus Barrows group.Stonehenge-Wikipedia

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