Thesaurus Term/Concept: HENGE

Identifier 70096
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note Circular or sub-circular enclosure defined by a bank and (usually internal) ditch, with one or two (rarely more) entrances. Of ceremonial/ritual function, they contain a variety of internal features including timber or stone circles.

Broader Terms/Concepts (1)

Related Terms/Concepts (4)

Narrower Terms/Concepts (2)

Instances/Examples (7)

Context Record
Monument Type MDR1535 Arbor Low circle-henge, Middleton and Smerrill (Scheduled Monument)
Monument Type MDR200 Bull Ring Henge Monument, Dove Holes, Chapel-en-le-Frith (Monument)
Monument Type MDR6925 Cropmark complex (site of), Hicken's Bridge, Aston upon Trent (Monument)
Monument Type MDR5437 Cropmark complex, Aston upon Trent (Monument)
Monument Type MDR1595 Possible Proto-Henge, Gib Hill, Middleton and Smerrill (Site)
Monument Type MDR274 Staden Earthwork, Buxton (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4295 Twyford Henge and Round Hill Bowl Barrow (Scheduled Monument)