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Avebury, Wiltshire Avebury gallery 1 of 67
Signpost to West Kennet Long Barrow on the A4 road, Avebury, Wiltshire at My Favourite Planet

Signpost to West Kennet Long Barrow on the A4 road, near the parking areas.
Avebury gallery contents

67 pages of photos of Avebury and the surrounding area.

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photos 2 - 5
  Swallowhead Springs

The footpath from the main road (A4) to West Kennet Long Barrow crosses the River Kennet near the sacred springs.
 
photos of West Kennet Long Barrow, Wiltshire at My Favourite Planet

photos 6 - 17
  West Kennet Long Barrow

Neolithic stone chambered tomb, over 5,500 years old
 

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photos 18 - 21
  Silbury Hill

From the A4 at West Kennet, a footpath leads past the huge neolithic mound Silbury Hill, over Waden Hill, along West Kennet Avenue and on to Avebury Henge and village.
 
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photos 23 - 44
  West Kennet Avenue

Neolithic way, lined by megaliths

 

photos of Avebury Henge, Wiltshire at My Favourite Planet

photos 45 - 57
  Avebury Henge

Remains of concentric stone circles, surrounding ditch and bank, built between 2600 and 2100 BC.
 
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photos 58 - 65
  Avebury village

built in the middle of the Henge

 

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photo 66
  Marlborough White Horse

carved into chalk hillside by local schoolchildren in 1804.
 
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photo 67
  Swindon car park sunset

Back to modern civilization and the shock of the nothing new.
Articles and photos: © David John 2005-2015

Some of the information and photos in this guide to Avebury
first appeared in 2005 on www.davidjohnberlin.de.

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