Excavations at Avebury, Wiltshire

Excavations at Avebury, Wiltshire
Photograph taken 1908 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: bb81/02751

An excavated section through the Neolithic ditch of the henge monument at Avebury. The excavation was undertaken by Harold St George Gray in 1908. His workmen give an indication of the size of the ditch. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).


Wiltshire Avebury


Prehistoric (to AD42)



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