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imedia: Merlin's Mound and Silbury Hill

The county of Wiltshire in southern England hosts the two tallest prehistoric mounds in Europe.

Both the Marlborough Mound (once dubbed Merlin’s Mount or burial place) and Silbury Hill are man-made earth mounds. 284 more words

Landscapes

Stonehenge and Avebury: A Day in Neolithic England

My house was built in 1977.  It is considered an ancient relic in my California town.  Every time I leave my house unattended, I am afraid the government will declare it a protected historical site and set up a museum by the time I return.   974 more words

Travel

Standing Stones

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. 420 more words

Antonine Itinerary XIV: 3) Verlucio to Cunetio

This stage is the longest one on Iter XIV – xx mpm – and therefore the one to test any theories about the accuracy of the… 376 more words

Antonine Itinerary

Wild, Wet, Windy, Wonderful Wiltshire

Four days walking in Wiltshire, three different B & B’s, six of us who frequently walk together, coordinated and organised by Carol, our ‘Leader’.

It rained on the first day, exactly as forecast. 585 more words

Travel

The Forgotten Fairy Origins of "Eldritch".

I have been familiar with the word ‘eldritch’ for decades, as a result of seeing it appear in the incomparable works of the horror fantasy writer H.P. 303 more words

Magic & The Supernatural

Into Silbury Hill

I saw it once by moonlight. Returning on the Marlborough Road, in the dark, surrounded by the silver-washed, gently curving chalkland. Then dreaming..forgetting…and a little before the Avebury turning… it reared up from the right, huge and impossible. 926 more words