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Community project focuses on Neolithic Whitehawk camp
Past Horizons ^
| Thursday, April 17, 2014
Posted on 04/21/2014 10:26:10 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
This 5,500 year old Stone Age monument (a Neolithic Causewayed Enclosure) on Whitehawk Hill in Brighton, East Sussex is a rare type of ritual monument (predating Stonehenge by around 500 years) and marks the emergence of Britains first farming communities. It is the projects aim to work with the local community to build understanding of the importance of the monument, engender a spirit of ownership and identity and actively work for the physical improvement of the site and its archive.
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TOPICS: History; Science; Travel
KEYWORDS: archaeoastronomy; brighton; eastsussex; godsgravesglyphs; megaliths; neolithic; unitedkingdom; whitehawkhill
A reconstruction by Ian Dennis of the Whitehawk causewayed enclosure c. 3,600 cal BC (reproduced from Whittle, Healy and Bayliss 2011; fig. 1.3)
posted on 04/21/2014 10:26:11 AM PDT
To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ...
posted on 04/21/2014 10:26:33 AM PDT
Interesting defensive ring structure.
posted on 04/21/2014 10:35:49 AM PDT
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