Deneholes

Ancient excavations consisting of a shaft sunk into chalk formations and at the bottom widening out horizontally into one or more chambers; found in Essex and Kent, England, and the valley of the Somme River, France; age and purpose are unknown.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300257092. The J. Paul Getty Trust.