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MWI16167 - SU18SE117

Fir Clump, Burderop Wood

Summary
A stone circle possibly Neolithic.
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Monument type
Stone Setting
(An arrangement of one or more standing stones. Use particularly for isolated recumbent stones, or where original form of monument unclear. Use specific type where known.)
Period: Neolithic, 4000 BC to 2351 BC
Description and sources
A concentric circle at Fir Clump which was destroyed during the construction of the M4 Motorway. It was surveyed by Mr. R H Reiss, who said it measured 107 by 86.5m. The outer ring was fragmentary but enough remained of the inner ring to see that it was flattened to the north and measured 86.5 by 73.7m. About 125m to the west of the circle was a single row of stones aligned NNW-SSE. It was 102m long.
  1. Serial – Burl, Aubrey, 2004. , Serial/Publisher: Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine (Wiltshire Studies), Volume: Volume 97
  2. Bibliographic reference – Burl, Aubrey, 2003. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine (Wiltshire Studies, Volume: Volume 96

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