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CERNE GIANT


Description:  Resistivity survey by A J Clark, A D H Bartlett and A E U David at the request of Yorkshire Television found evidence for the 'lion skin' feature over the giant's left arm. Subsequent augering confirmed the presence of the feature. A by-product of this survey was to confirm the accuracy of Sir Flinders Petrie's depiction made prior to World War I.

Year Start:  1979

Year End:  1979

Country:  England

County:  DORSET

District:  WEST DORSET

Parish:  CERNE ABBAS

Grid reference:  ST6670001700

Map reference: [EPSG:27700] 366700, 101700

Period/Subject/Intervention Type: IRON AGE - HILL FIGURE - Geophysical Survey;

Identifiers: 

  • [ADS] Depositor ID-1058724
  • [ADS] Import RCN-EHNMR-1058724

People Involved: 

  • [Publisher] English Heritage

Bibliographic References: 

  • Vol 140 1983, 29-30. The archaeological journal.
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