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A long, rectangular enclosure defined by pits or post-holes, often with one or more internal divisions. Presumed to be ritual in function and of Neolithic date.


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Term Note
DITCH DEFINED CURSUS A long narrow rectilinear enclosure of Neolithic date defined by a ditch, sometimes with a central bank.
PIT A hole or cavity in the ground, either natural or the result of excavation. Use more specific type where known.
PIT ALIGNMENT A single line, or pair of roughly parallel lines, of pits set at intervals along a common axis or series of axes. The pits are not thought to have held posts.
PIT DEFINED AVENUE An avenue defined by two or more parallel rows of pits. Linked Data resource