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Site name / number: Amesbury 7
Abbreviation: AM7
Name: -
Parish / Grinsell number: Amesbury 7
Subform: Oval barrow
Hoare number: 21
Wiltshire HER Number: SU 14 SW 730
National Monument Record number: SU 14 SW 399
Scheduled Monument number: 10368
Within the WHS?: Y
Length (m): 18
Width (m): 12
Height (m): 0.2
Ditch width (m): 2
Orientation: NNW-SSE
Excavated?: Y
Focus of mound features: -
Visible from Stonehenge?: Y
Associated with round barrows?: Y
Ditch form: Southern end causewayed, otherwise continuous all way round on magnetometry and earthworks, though GPR suggests some segmentation, albeit slight. Suggestion of burning in ditch due to high intensity magnetometry response in comparison to other barrows in group, and similar width and depth of ditch from GPR to other barrows in the group.
Postholes in ditches: -
Internal pits: -
Internal postholes: -
Internal cairn or stones: -
OS Grid Reference: SU 1194 4217
British National Grid X coordinate: 411940
British National Grid Y coordinate: 142170
Latitude: 51.1786420
Longitude: -1.8305695
References: Grinsell, L V (1957) 'Archaeological Gazetteer', in R B Pugh and E Crittall (eds) A History of Wiltshire. Volume 1, Part 1, 21–279. London, Oxford University Press; Field, D and Pearson, T (2011) Stonehenge World Heritage Site Landscape Project; Stonehenge Down and the Triangle; Archaeological Survey Report. English Heritage Research Reports Series 105-2011. Portsmouth, English Heritage; Field, D, Linford, N, Barber, M, Anderson-Whymark, H, Bowden, M, Topping, P, Linford, P (2014) 'Analytical Surveys of Stonehenge and its Environs, 2009-2013; Part 1: the Landscape and Earthworks', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 80, 1-32; Bowden M, Soutar S, Field D and Barber M. 2015. The Stonehenge Landscape; Analysing the Stonehenge World Heritage Site. Historic England, Swindon.
Plan reference: Field, D and Pearson, T (2011), Figure 5.
Radiocarbon date: -

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