Thesaurus Term/Concept: PIT CIRCLE

Identifier 70113
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note An enclosure of Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age date, related to henges, defined by a circular arrangement of pits, probably none of which originally held posts. More than one circle, concentrically arranged, may be present.

Broader Terms/Concepts (1)

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Instances/Examples (3)

Context Record
Monument Type MXS20248 A Prehistoric pit or post circle, visible as a cropmark. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF4002 Field boundaries, enclosures, trackways and ring ditches of uknown date, all visible as cropmarks. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF24173 Twelve large pits or post holes of unknown date forming a circle, visible as a cropmark. (Monument)