La Sergenté is a Neolithic (4500 - 3250BC) passage grave leading into a circular chamber of diameter of 3.3m. The chamber walls are of dry stone construction and stand to a height of 75cm but originally would have risen to about 1.5m forming a vaulted roof. The fallen remains of this roof were found during excavtion in 1923. The chamber was paved with flat granite slabs except for a small partitioned off area on the west side.Parts of four, round bottomed, early Neolithic bowls, a few flint chips and fragments of charcoal were recovered during excavation. Though the style is unique to the Channel Islands this simple tomb is very similar to examples found in Brittany and Normandy.

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Founded: 4500 - 3250 BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in United Kingdom

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Sonja Latimer (21 months ago)
Perfect spot for stunning views, great dog walks and golden sunsets. Amazing dolmen, another treasure.
thomas seddon (2 years ago)
Literally a keyhole shaped home in the ground. You will gain nothing by setting this. It's of a popular dog walkers path and the views around are great. Go for the walk and the views but don't make an effort just to see a stone lined hole in the ground.
Ritch Emilee (2 years ago)
Beautiful, serene, amazing. With a commanding view of the entire west coast, built before ancient Egypt was even an idea.
DreamTech Oz (2 years ago)
One of my favorite sites on the island, there are also some great views from this spot.
Dne Murray (3 years ago)
A stunning archaeological site. It's hard to get your head around the fact that it's 6,500 years old. A fine example of a Neolithic passage. Easy to get to, though Satnav greatly helps.
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