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" He did not perceive that although the name might have been given by the Saxons, the earthworks were here long before their arrival. He speaks of Grimes Graves as " a very curious Danish encampment," containing " great numbers of large deep pits, joined... "
Norfolk Archaeology - Page 170
1872
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A General History of the County of Norfolk: Intended to Convey All ..., Volume 2

John Chambers - Norfolk (England) - 1829
...this space are great numbers of large pits, joined in a regular manner, one near to the other, in the form of a quincunx, the largest seeming to be in the...where, probably, the general's or commander's tent was. These pits are dug so deep, and are so numerous, that they are capable, not only of receiving a very...
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A general history of the county of Norfolk, intended to convey all the ...

John Chambers - 1829
...this space are great numbers of large pits, joined in a regular manner, one near to the other, in the form of a quincunx, the largest seeming to be in the...where, probably, the general's or commander's tent was. These pits are dug so deep, and are so numerous, that they are capable, not only of receiving a very...
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Notes & Queries, Volume 5

William White - Questions and answers - 1852
...encampment, in a semicircular form, consisting of about twelve acres. In this space are a great number of large deep pits, joined in a regular manner, one...near to another, in form of a quincunx, the largest in the centre, where the general's or commander's tent was placed. These pits are so deep and numerous...
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Norfolk Archaeology: Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the County of Norfolk

Norfolk (England) - 1872
...Shire-greeve or Sheriff, he was undoubtedly the Centurifc Prepositus, that is, the Hundred-Greeve, and as such gave the name to it, which it retains...Stukeley, who derives Grime from the Anglo-Saxon grim, a witeh, so that Grimesdyke would be equivalent to " witehes-work, for (he says) the vulgar generally...
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Norfolk Archaeology: Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the County of Norfolk

Norfolk (England) - 1872
...the Shire-grecve or Sheriff, he was undoubtedly the Centurife Prepositus, that is, the Hund red- G reeve, and as such gave the name to it, which it retains...by antiquaries until quite recently. It is that of Stukelcy, who derives Grime from the Anglo-Saxon grim, a witch, so that Grimesdyke would be equivalent...
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