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Site name / number: Amesbury 42
Abbreviation: AM42
Name: -
Parish / Grinsell number: Amesbury 42
Subform: Long barrow
Hoare number: -
Wiltshire HER Number: SU 14 SW 102
National Monument Record number: SU 14 SW 3
Scheduled Monument number: 10324
Within the WHS?: Y
Length (m): 62
Width (m): 20
Height (m): 0.29
Ditch width (m): 11
Orientation: N-S
Excavated?: Y
Focus of mound features: S
Visible from Stonehenge?: Y
Associated with round barrows?: N
Ditch form: 1st phase causewayed, 2nd phase continuous.
Postholes in ditches: -
Internal pits: -
Internal postholes: 2 stakeholes.
Internal cairn or stones: -
OS Grid Reference: SU 1374 4318
British National Grid X coordinate: 413740
British National Grid Y coordinate: 143180
Latitude: 51.187683
Longitude: -1.804781
References: Thurnham, J (1868) 'On Ancient British Barrows, especially those of Wiltshire and the adjoining Counties (Part I. — Long Barrows)' Archaeologia 42 (1), 161-244; 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; Richards, J. 1990. The Stonehenge Environs Project. English Heritage Archaeological Report 16 / Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission; Bishop, S (2011) The Stonehenge World Heritage Site Landscape Project; King Barrow Ridge; Archaeological Survey Report; English Heritage Research Reports Series 83-2011. Portsmouth, English Heritage; Bowden M, Soutar S, Field D and Barber M. 2015. The Stonehenge Landscape; Analysing the Stonehenge World Heritage Site. Historic England, Swindon.
Plan reference: Bishop (2011), Figure 5.
Radiocarbon date: 3640-3370 cal BC *2 sigma); OxA-20594 (Bayliss and Whittle 2007)

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