Cissbury flint mines, West Sussex

Cissbury flint mines, West Sussex
Photograph taken January 1995 © Crown copyright. Historic England Archive ref: nmr 15210/32

The Neolithic flint mines at Cissbury Hill (visible as circular hollows) were worked in circa 4,000 BC. They are enclosed by the bank and ditch of a later Iron Age hillfort. Read detailed archaeological description.

Location

West Sussex Findon

Period

Prehistoric (to AD42)

Tags

aerial view neolithic flint mine pit industry earthwork bank ditch iron age hill fort prehistoric (to ad42) stone age