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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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Compare that with causewayed camps, stone circles, avenues and cursuses.’
- ‘Stengade was similar, and Troldebjerg turned out to be a causewayed camp.’
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