2,300 BC to 700 BC
Hunter-gatherers smelted bronze for tools &; formed farming settlements.
Archaeological Data Service shows finds around South Marston as people settled in the fertile River valleys below the Ridgeway.
There is a possible Bronze Age round barrow (or possibly a Medieval motte) in the north of the parish: Source
There is another possible Bronze Age round barrow to the south of the parish: Source
It measures 5cm x 3cm.