Ancient sites similar to or like Stonehenge Cursus

Large Neolithic cursus monument on Salisbury plain, near to Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge

    Prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 mi west of Amesbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, each around 13 ft high, 7 ft wide, and weighing around 25 tons. Wikipedia

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

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    Name given to a Neolithic and Bronze Age round barrow cemetery located mostly south of the western end of the Stonehenge Cursus. East-to-west ridge, although some of the mounds are no longer visible. Wikipedia

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  • 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

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    Prehistoric henge and stone circle monument that was discovered by the Stonehenge Riverside Project about 1 mi south-east of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Ditch of the henge and a series of stone settings, none of which is visible above ground. Wikipedia

  • Neolithic monument that constitutes part of the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site in Ireland. Barely visible today but extended around 100 m from the valley of the River Mattock to climb the ridge occupied by the Newgrange tomb. Wikipedia

  • Neolithic hill top enclosure or possible hillfort located on the summit of Codford Hill, a chalk promontory of Salisbury Plain, near to the village and civil parish of Codford, in Wiltshire, England. Oval in plan and approximately of 3.6 ha. Wikipedia

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  • West Kennet Long Barrow

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  • Mayburgh Henge

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  • Chalkland spring in Wiltshire, England, with a constant temperature of around 11 degrees C so that it never freezes. Close to an Iron Age hill fort known as Vespasian's Camp and about a mile from the Stonehenge ancient monument. Wikipedia

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    Site of an Iron Age univallate hillfort located on Scratchbury Hill, near the village of Norton Bavant in Wiltshire, England. Area of 37 acre and occupies the summit of the hill on the edge of Salisbury Plain, with its four-sided shape largely following the natural contours of the hill. Wikipedia

  • Standing Stones of Stenness

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  • Marden Henge

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  • Jiahu

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  • Carwynnen Quoit

    Dolmen belonging to the Neolithic period, at Carwynnen near Camborne in west Cornwall. Also known as 'The Giant's Quoit', 'The Giant's Frying Pan', 'Pendarvis Quoit' and 'Pendarves Quoit'. Wikipedia

  • The Bridestones

    Chambered cairn, near Congleton, Cheshire, England, that was constructed in the Neolithic period about 3500–2400 BC. Described in 1764 as being 120 yd long and 12 yd wide, containing three separate compartments, of which only one remains today. Wikipedia

  • The Bull Ring

    Class II henge that was built in the late Neolithic period near Dove Holes in Derbyshire, England. It has coordinates 53.3007°N, -1.88442°W Wikipedia

  • Maeshowe

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  • Nine Stones, Winterbourne Abbas

    Stone circle located near to the village of Winterbourne Abbas in the southwestern English county of Dorset. Likely erected during the Bronze Age. Wikipedia

  • Round Loaf

    Late-Neolithic or Bronze Age tumulus on Anglezarke Moor in the West Pennine Moors near Chorley in Lancashire, England. Scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Wikipedia

  • Site of a Neolithic henge located west of the village of Wilsford, Wiltshire in the United Kingdom. Discovered from cropmarks in aerial photographs. Wikipedia

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  • In approximately 3500 BC, a Stonehenge Cursus was built 700 m north of the site as the first farmers began to clear the trees and develop the area.Stonehenge-Wikipedia
  • The project was able to successfully date such features as the Lesser Cursus, Coneybury Henge and several other smaller features.Stonehenge-Wikipedia
  • Stukeley was the first person to identify the Stonehenge Avenue and Stonehenge Cursus, giving these featured the names by which they are now known.William Stukeley-Wikipedia
  • In November 2011, archaeologists from University of Birmingham announced the discovery of evidence of two huge pits positioned within the Stonehenge Cursus pathway, aligned in celestial position towards midsummer sunrise and sunset when viewed from the Heel Stone.Stonehenge-Wikipedia
  • A notable example is the Stonehenge Cursus, within sight of the more famous stone circle, on land belonging to The National Trust's Stonehenge Landscape.Cursus-Wikipedia
  • It is by far the largest example of this class of ancient monument: it is over three times longer than the archetypical Great Cursus near Stonehenge.Dorset Cursus-Wikipedia

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