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Avebury and Silbury Hill, Wiltshire

Avebury and Silbury Hill, Wiltshire
Photograph taken October 1997 © Crown copyright. Historic England Archive ref: NMR 15858/07

The large henge site of Avebury with its internal stone circles dates from about 2,600-2,100 BC. In the distance, the enigmatic mound of Silbury Hill was the largest manmade mound in Europe. Both sites probably served a religious or ceremonial purpose. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

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