SU1068 : Silbury Hill from Waden Hill

taken 1 year ago, near to Avebury Trusloe, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Silbury Hill from Waden Hill
Silbury Hill from Waden Hill
View south-west from the permissive path which starts near a lay-by along the West Kennett Avenue. Unseen in the picture, the River Kennet flows north-south in the dip between the hill and the camera. The road passing close to the far side of the hill is the A4 - the old Bath Road (which follows a Roman alignment).

What little is known about Silbury has been summarised by Stephen Richards, who also contributes a particularly good shot of the hill from an entirely different angle: LinkExternal link

The photo was taken just as a long spell of dry weather was giving way to a much rainier spell - so I hope that people got their hay in in time.
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1004 6853 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.9420N 1:51.4210W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1045 6877
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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