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Roundbarrows on Thanet

Roundbarrow types

Roundbarrows on Thanet

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A roundbarrow atop Windmill Hill, Wiltshire

The series of pictures below show the main roundbarrow types:

Different types of roundbarrows

As presented by Eric S. Woods in his excellent Field Guide to Archaeology, first published by Collins in 1963 with a revised edition with R.S.R. Fitter in 1967.


Woods E.S. 1963. Field Guide to Archaeology. Collins.


This modified  figure from Woods (1963) was reproduced by Ges Moody.

The text is the responsibility of the author; the photographs are by the author unless otherwise stated.

Paul Hart

Version 1 - Posted 10.08.06
Version 2 - Posted 21.10.06

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