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Monument details

HER Number:TR 15 SE 334
Type of record:Monument
Name:Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age pits and palisade, Star Hill, Bridge

Summary

Two pits and a palisade trench, dated to the Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age by flints.


Grid Reference:TR 1864 5367
Map Sheet:TR15SE
Parish:BRIDGE, CANTERBURY, KENT

Monument Types

  • PALISADE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • PIT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)

Full description

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Between 2003 and 2006 the Kent Archaeological Field School carried out a series of investigations in the area. The earliest features located were two pits and a palisade trench, dated to the Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age period. (1)


<1> Kent Archaeological Field School, 2008, The archaeological investigation of a hexagonal feature at Star Hill, Bridge, near Canterbury, Kent 2003-6 (Unpublished document). SKE17738.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>Unpublished document: Kent Archaeological Field School. 2008. The archaeological investigation of a hexagonal feature at Star Hill, Bridge, near Canterbury, Kent 2003-6.
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