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| Wor Barrow |
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|Description ||Composite view of the Wor Barrow site, looking NW with the SE causeway in the foreground. The pioneering excavation by General Pitt-Rivers in 1893-4 exposed the ditches and completely destroyed the earth mound, leaving this empty central area. The spoil is banked up outside the ditch, mainly on the left of this photo. The entrance to the barrow's mortuary chamber was at this south-eastern end, although no trace of this structure can be seen because Pitt-Rivers' excavation was so thorough that it removed the natural chalk from below the Neolithic ground level.|
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