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Sherington Barrow (Round Barrow(s))

Extract from English Heritage's Record of Scheduled Monuments


"Despite the close proximity of road construction, the monument survives comparatively well and will contain primary archaeological deposits and some
possibility of evidence for past environmental conditions from the sealed surface beneath the mound and the ditch fills. It is one of few well-
preserved barrows to survive in the county. "

Weston Hill (Henge)

Multimap: Aerial View


The henge can faintly be seen, in the dark field, just south west of the trees.

Kit's Coty (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech)

Bexley Archaeological Group


Conclusion of an article discussing the Medway Tombs. Includes site plans.

Addington Long Barrow

Bexley Archaeological Group


Part 1 of a discussion of the Medway Tombs, which includes plans of each o the sites.
North London based, any trip to see sites of any real significance means a drive of at least an hour or two each way.

I'm usually accompanied on trips by my partner and soulmate Mikki, who is disabled and unable to walk far. I'm indebted to her for her patience and understanding.

Favourite place? Cornwall without a doubt. West Penwith in particular, Trencrom Hill as a prime example. The peninsular is so rich in sites and has an amazing atmosphere. Every trip there is like going home... Avebury currently comes a close second, but is starting to go the way of Stonehenge (see below) and Glastonbury for me - over-used and over-rated.

Most overrated? Stonehenge - I can't understand the excitement that this totally spoiled site induces in people. I first went there in the 1960's with school and have been back several times since. Each was an anti-climax.

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