Silbury Hill - English Heritage

Silbury Hill - English Heritage
Avebury
Wiltshire
no postcode
England

Website

www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/silbury-hill/

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photograph of Silbury Hill
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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 important in itself, its purpose and significance remain unknown.

Venue Type:

Prehistoric site, Archaeological site

Opening hours

OS Map 173; ref SU 100685
Viewing area open at any reasonable time - no access to the hill itself.

Admission charges

Free

Discounts

  • English Heritage

Collection details

Archaeology

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