Avebury (3), Wiltshire. Location map
 
  View of a group of stones, Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury, Wiltshire (Wilts), England   Avebury.

A group of some of the smaller stones together with some visitors giving an idea of size. The the outer bank, on the far side of the ditch, is visible in the background.

 

 

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  View of Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury, Wiltshire (Wilts), England   Avebury.

The stones which form the circle are all large but some of them are positively huge and can weigh up to 90 tons! The stone immediately to the left of the figure is one of the huge ones although the stone on the right isn't exactly small.

 

 

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  View of the ditch, Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury, Wiltshire (Wilts), England   Avebury.

The two figures standing on top of the bank on the left show just how large the ditch is. The ditch encloses about 30 acres and it's original depth was around 33 feet.

 

 

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  Photograph of Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury, Wiltshire (Wilts), England   Avebury.

Another view of the ditch, showing part of the village, with stones and visitors on the right.

 

 

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  Photograph of Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury, Wiltshire (Wilts), England   Avebury.

Another view of part of the stone circle with the rampart at the back. Unlike Stonehenge the stones used here were not dressed but were used in their natural state.

 

 

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