Cross Dyke 720m West of Cheesefoot Head


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Bronze Age
Field Boundary

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Hampshire County Council

District Council

Winchester City Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Meon Valley

Grid Reference

SE524524 (452419, 127861)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.0472, -1.25213

Nearest Postcode

SO21 1HP

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Bronze Age cross dyke 170 metres in length situated on a parish boundary on a high chalk ridge between Telegraph Hill and Cheesefoot Head. It ends at the north east on the steep edge of the Devil's Punchbowl. The monument survives best to the south of South Downs Way where it forms a north to south earthen bank flanked to the east by a ditch. The dyke may have doubled as a field boundary at its southern end. Scheduled.

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