Keys to the Past

Whitton Hill Henge (site 1) (Milfield)

This area is known as Whitton Hill Site 1. Aerial photographs in this area show cropmarks which are all that remains of several circular enclosures. One of these enclosures was excavated by archaeologists. The archaeologists found a circular ditch with a ring of smaller pits and two central pits. One contained the cremated remains of a child in an urn. The henge is late prehistoric and the burial is Neolithic.

Reference number:N2045
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Milfield


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