Causewayed Enclosures

Front cover for Introductions to Heritage Assets: Causewayed Enclosures

Introductions to Heritage Assets

An introduction to causewayed enclosures describing their form and common plan.

A brief chronology is contained within the text. A summary of the academic interest in the asset type is also included which outlines the research which has been undertaken into causewayed enclosures. Relatively few examples have been extensively excavated using modern techniques, so much remains unknown.

Causewayed enclosures were associated with two other types of early Neolithic monument: long barrows and cursuses, and this is summarised in this document.


  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Description
  • Chronology
  • Development of the asset type
  • Associations
  • Further reading
  • Where to get advice


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