A Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscape in Northamptonshire

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A Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscape in Northamptonshire Volume 1

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A Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscape in Northamptonshire Volume 1
Volume 1: The Raunds Area Project

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ISBN
9781873592991
Author
Jan Harding and Frances Healy
Published by
English Heritage
Publication Date
February 2008
Edition
Volume 1
Format
Paperback
Extent
342 pages, 160 illustrations
Dimensions
219 x 276 mm
Series
Archaeology

The Raunds Area Project investigated more than 20 Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in the Nene Valley. From c 5000 BC to the early 1st millennium cal BC a succession of ritual mounds and burial mounds were built as settlement along the valley sides increased and woodland was cleared.

Starting as a regular stopping-place for flint knapping and domestic tasks, first the Long Mound, and then Long Barrow, the north part of the Turf Mound and the Avenue were built in the 5th millennium BC. With the addition of the Long Enclosure, the Causewayed Ring Ditch, and the Southern Enclosure, there was a chain of five or six diverse monuments stretched along the river bank by c 3000 cal BC. Later, a timber platform, the Riverside Structure, was built and the focus of ceremonial activity shifted to the Cotton 'Henge', two concentric ditches on the occupied valley side.

From c 2200 cal BC monument building accelerated and included the Segmented Ditch Circle and at least 20 round barrows, almost all containing burials, at first inhumations, then cremations down to c 1000 cal BC, by which time two overlapping systems of paddocks and droveways had been laid out. Finally, the terrace began to be settled when these had gone out of use, in the early 1st millennium cal BC.  


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