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Accessing Scotland's Past

  Example site type: Henge  
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A circular or sub-circular enclosure of middle to late Neolithic date, defined by a ditch and external bank, usually with one or more entrances. Henges may enclose a variety of features, including stone and timber settings or circles, hearths and burial cists.






Oblique aerial view of Broadlea Henge, Dumfriesshire - click for a larger image
Oblique aerial view of Broadlea Henge, Dumfriesshire
  Examples in The Merse   Mellerstain Mill  
  Accessing Scotland's Past