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Marlborough Downs

a later Bronze Age landscape and its origins

by Christopher Gingell

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Published by Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, in co-operation with the Trust for Wessex Archaeology in Devizes .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wiltshire (England),
  • England,
  • Wiltshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Bronze age -- England -- Wiltshire.,
    • Wiltshire (England) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Christopher Gingell ; with contributions by Mike Allen ... [et al.] ; edited by Rosamund Cleal ; illustrations by Linda Coleman ... [et al.].
      SeriesMonograph / Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society ;, 1, Monograph (Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society) ;, 1.
      ContributionsCleal, Rosamund., Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society., Wessex Archaeology (Firm)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN778.22.G7 G56 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 166 p., [1] folded plate :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1134181M
      ISBN 100947723048
      LC Control Number94100460
      OCLC/WorldCa30736736

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      Head here during late spring for the bluebells and in autumn for the fantastic colours. The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty encompasses much of the countryside around Marlborough and there are ample walking and cycling routes throughout this area. Marlborough is also located very close to the Avebury World Heritage on: SN8 1HD, Wiltshire. The Marlborough Downs lie to the south of Swindon towards Marlborough on one side and Avebury on the other. The area is mainly farmland and has a rich agricultural history. Since Neolithic times farmers have shaped this downland landscape, carving small fields out of wildwood, clearing larger areas for grazing animals, planting hedges to enclose them on the lower slopes, and cultivating large.

      Character Area 2: Marlborough Downs 31 2: Marlborough Downs Landscape Character Overview An area of high chalk uplands which sweeps across the north of the District, defined on its western and northern edges by the crest of a prominent, steep chalk scarp, to the south by the valley of the River Kennet and to the east by the District Size: KB.   Barbury Camp is on the northern escarpment of the Marlborough downs, between five and six miles north by west from Marlborough. The camp on the summit is of pre-Roman origin. The preference for rain and windy weather, shown in this and other poems in the book, has suggested the poem entitled "Sorley's Weather" by Captain Robert Graves (Fairies.


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The Marlborough Downs: A Space for Nature. 1, likes talking about this. Farmers and Friends working together to make Space for Nature on the Marlborough DownsFollowers: K. The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is located in the English counties of Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and name North Wessex Downs is not a traditional one, the area covered being better known by various overlapping local names, including the Berkshire Downs, the North Hampshire Downs, the White Horse Hills, the Lambourn Downs, the Marlborough Location: England.

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It is over one hundred years since the publication of the wide ranging archaeological field investigation undertaken on the Marlborough Downs by the Rev A C by: 4.

10 rows  The Marlborough Downs Challenge is an ultramarathon across the Marlborough Downs. The. Extract based on the book The Keys to the Temple Introduction This article outlines the background and discover of a large twin-circle landscape pattern on the Marlborough Downs.

It is run over several separate pages (see left panel), which includes the discovery, the relationship with other landscape features and finally its geometric link to. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: color illustrations, color maps, color portraits ; 19 cm.

Avebury & the Marlborough Downs (Region) on The Modern Antiquarian, the UK & Ireland's most popular megalithic community website. 17 news items, 23 images, 1 fieldnote, 3 pieces of folklore, 10 weblinks, plus information on many more ancient sites nearby and across the UK & Ireland.

Discover the stunning Marlborough Downs. Fergus Collins reveals the mystery and magic of Avebury and the Marlborough Downs, a group of forgotten chalk hills in the heart of Wiltshire In his book, Battles of the Dark Ages, Marren claims the nearby village of Baydon, Wiltshire’s highest village, could be the Badon of Dark Age history.

The Marlborough Downs farmer group originally came together in response to a Defra challenge to come up with new ways to deliver wildlife conservation. The M arlborough Downs lie to the south of Swindon, within the North Wessex Downs AONB. It is a special place for both wildlife and people but despite decades of conservation effort, many of.

Marlborough, town (parish), administrative and historic county of Wiltshire, southern England. It lies on the River Kennet in a valley of the chalky Marlborough Downs (hills). Traces of Neolithic and Roman occupation have been found in the vicinity of the Castle Mound, former site of an.

Marlborough: His Life and Times (4 Volumes Set) Paperback – January 1, by Winston S. Churchill (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(7). Information. On the Marlborough Downs Wiltshire discover the mystery and magic of ancient monuments and forgotten chalk hills.

Walk accompanied by the song of the skylark, enjoying the curves of the scarps, ridges and valleys where wave-like hills sweep towards the horizon.

Mar 2, - Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breath his natures air in his contented ground. (The Qui. Introduction This article looks at two enigmatic structures in the area of the Marlborough Downs that are thought to have been signficant in the construction of the of the twin landscape circles described in the book The Keys to the Temple and further described in the articles on Keys in the side bar.

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The Marlborough Downs offer spectacular scenery and are home to many species that are scarce elsewhere. Walks 1 and 2. From Barbury Castle. Map provided by Streetmap. You can park at Barbury Castle Country Park.

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