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Avebury stone circle, in Wiltshire, southwest England.It's a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, constructed around 2600 BCE. Stone Henge England, Der Ganzen Welt, Archaeological Site, English Countryside, Northern Ireland, British Isles, Great Britain, Easter 2015, Archaeology

Avebury stone circle, in Wiltshire, southwest England. It's a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, constructed around 2600 BC. You can actually touch the stones unlike Stonehenge!

Standing stones at Pentre Ifan in Pembrokeshire, Wales. This Bronze Age monument, also known as Arthur's Quoit, dates from around 4000-3500 BC. It is thought to have been constructed as a burial chamber and would have originally been covered in earth. The capstone of the chamber is about 5 metres long. Photographed in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales.

Standing stones at Pentre Ifan in Pembrokeshire, Wales. This Bronze Age monument, also known as Arthur's Quoit, dates from around 4000-3500 BC. It is thought to have been constructed as a burial chamber and would have originally been covered in earth. The capstone of the chamber is about 5 metres long. Photographed in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales.

~Silbury Hill in Avebury, Wiltshire is the largest man-made mound in Europe, it compares in height and volume to the roughly contemporary Egyptian pyramids. Probably completed in around 2400 BC, it apparently contains no burial. Though mysteriously  important in itself, its purpose and significance remain unknown. There is no access to the hill itself. It is part of the Avebury World Heritage Site.   Stonehenge is 16 miles away~ Ancient Mysteries, English Countryside, World Heritage Sites, Albania, Cairns, Wonders Of The World, English Heritage, Famous Castles, Stonehenge

Silbury Hill, Avebury

The largest man-made mound in Europe, mysterious Silbury Hill compares in height and volume to the roughly contemporary Egyptian pyramids. Probably completed in around 2400 BC, it apparently contains no burial. Though clearly import

3 images of Stoney Littleton long barrow, Somerset, england, a beautiful neolithic long barrow, built around 6,000 years ago. The ammonite fossil is near the bottom left side of the entrance. Ancient Buildings, Ancient Architecture, Ancient Ruins, Ancient History, Ancient Art, Somerset England, Mysterious Places, Stonehenge, Iron Age

3 images of Stoney Littleton long barrow, Somerset, england, a beautiful neolithic long barrow, built around years ago. The ammonite fossil is near the bottom left side of the entrance.

Druid's temple (England) Photo by George Hodan — National Geographic Your Shot Ancient Ruins, Monuments Historiques, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire England, Ripon Yorkshire, Ripon England, Whitby England, Archaeology, British Isles

Druid's temple Photo by Jiri George Hodan — National Geographic Your Shot

Druid's temple Photo by George Hodan -- National Geographic Your Shot. Druids Temple is a folly created by William Danby in 1820 in North Yorkshire, England.

Castlerigg Stone Circle stands one mile to the east of Keswick and was built around 3000 BC. Derbyshire, Cumbria, Great Britain, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Mysteries, Ancient History, Limestone Slab, Peak District, Stonehenge

Arbor Low, Middleton-on-Yolgriv, Derbyshire. 50 stones are silent on the plateau Arbor Low, that in a few minutes drive from Beykvella.

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Two of the viking stone ships (burial grounds) at Badelunda, near Västerås - Sweden. The stone markers represent a ship to transport the deceased into the afterlife.

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"""Do you know Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire, England? Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument of the most famous in the world. Archaeologists believe it was constructed anywhere from 3000 BC to 2000 BC.

Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire. An aerial view of Stonehenge and the processional Avenue from the north-west. English Heritage, Ancient Mysteries, Stonehenge, Iron Age, Old Farm Houses, British History, Prehistory, Aerial View, British Isles

An aerial view of the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge and the processional Avenue from the north-west, Amesbury, Wiltshire.

Avebury, Wiltshire, England. A little village inside a massive stone circle. Better than Stonehenge by far. Almost no comparison. Stonehenge, British Isles, Amazing Nature, Ancient Mysteries, Architecture, Historical Sites, Nurse Practitioner, Prehistoric, Ancient History

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A seemingly quiet, frosty dawn in amongst the stone circle at Avebury, Wiltshire. Behind the stones however are four other photographers kindly obscuring themselves from my shot.

Kilclooney dolmen - Co. Donegal by Stephen Emerson Irish Catholic, Celtic Pride, Irish Pride, Republic Of Ireland, Donegal, Irish Roots, Emerald Isle, Northern Ireland, British Isles

Kilclooney Dolmen by Stephen Emerson,- "This is one of Ireland's most spectacular dolmens in Co Donegal.

Trevethy Quoit, also known as King Arthur's Quoit, is one of the more impressive burial chambers in Cornwall. Standing at over 15 feet, dates from the Bronze Age period. The capstone is pierced by a hole, the purpose of which is unknown. A small portion of the front entrance stone is also missing, it has been surmised that this was cut to leave an entrance into the chamber. The whole structure may at one time have been covered with a mound of earth long since degraded by the changing seasons. Legend Of King, King Arthur Legend, Ancient Mysteries, Stonehenge, Ancient Aliens, Bronze Age, Prehistory, British Isles, Cornwall

Trevethy Quoit, also known as King Arthur's Quoit, is one of the more impressive burial chambers in Cornwall. Standing at over 15 feet, dates from the Bronze Age period. The capstone is pierced by a hole, the purpose of which is unknown. A small portion o

A series of timbers found in Norfolk, England, have been dubbed 'Seahenge' due to their relation to the famous Stonehenge. Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Civilizations, Stonehenge, Timber Posts, Labyrinth, Norfolk England

'Seahenge' shakes up archeologists in England

Holme Timber Circle (Seahenge), discovered on the beach at Holme, Norfolk in The circle of timber posts within the intertidal zone studied and was found to have been constructed in the spring/early summer of 2049 BC, during the Early Bronze Age.

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