A Mini Guide to Prehistoric Monuments

English Heritage

English Heritage

Scattered across the English landscape are hundreds of prehistoric monuments, spanning almost four millennia. Can you tell a henge from a hillfort? What was a stone circle used for? What’s the difference between a long barrow and a round barrow? Watch this animation to discover the answers to these and many other questions about England’s prehistoric monuments.

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  • Title: A Mini Guide to Prehistoric Monuments
  • Type: Video
  • Rights: English Heritage
  • Maker: This Samian dish has barbotine decoration on the rim which was piped on before firing. It is a form which was in use from the AD 70s throughout the 2nd century so is difficult to date it any more closely. These dishes are not a common find in the north of Britain.
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