History – Bronze Age

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

Items Found:

Bronze Age scraper This Bronze Age Scraper was found in 2007 in a field to the north of the village centre.

It measures 5cm x 3cm.

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