Definition of causewayed camp in English:

causewayed camp


  • A type of Neolithic settlement in southern Britain, visible as an oval enclosure surrounded by concentric ditches that are crossed by several causeways.

    • ‘The same goes for big monuments - causewayed camps, Silbury Hills, henges, etc.’
    • ‘Compare that with causewayed camps, stone circles, avenues and cursuses.’
    • ‘Stengade was similar, and Troldebjerg turned out to be a causewayed camp.’
    • ‘Why, the first structures known, causewayed camps, are to do with people getting together.’
    • ‘Equally, it may be the remains of an earlier enclosure, perhaps even a Neolithic causewayed camp or henge.’