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A description of two ancient horse-shoes, found near Silbury Hill, in Wiltshire

by Bracy Clark

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Published by J. & C. Adlard in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25941455M

  Many fine examples of well-preserved prehistoric architecture are found in southern England. Stonehenge in Amesbury, United Kingdom is a well-known example of the prehistoric stone circle. The nearby Silbury Hill, also in Wiltshire, is the largest man-made, prehistoric earthen mound in . Near Silbury Hill are numerous blocks of sandstone irregularly strewn over the ground which from their resemblance at a distance to a flock of sheep, are called the "grey wethers." The successive inquirers who have visited the site of these marvellous structures, have found the remains and visible evidences of their existence continually.

Ruling over it all is the massive mound of Silbury Hill – the tallest Neolithic structure in Europe – a great man-made construction of 12 million cubic feet of chalk built in around BC. For a long time it was thought to have been a burial mound, but archaeologists have tunnelled into it and found no remains. The National Heritage List for England (NHLE) is the only official, up to date, register of all nationally protected historic buildings and sites in England - listed buildings, scheduled monuments, protected wrecks, registered parks and gardens, and battlefields.

From Abbeys, Castles and Ancient Halls of England and Wales, Their Legendary Lore and Popular History, by John Timbs, Volume II, re-edited, revised, and enlarged by Alexander Gunn; Frederick Warne and Co.; London; pp. [28] _____ Avebury, Stonehenge, and Silbury Hill. In , the history of these celebrated remains received very interesting illustration, in a communication from Mr. A. Silbury, or the Marvellous Hill, the Mother of the Llan-din, or Parliament Hill, and of all our British sacred mounds, is finely situated a mile south of the circle of Abury, midway between the two extremities of the serpentine avenues leading up to the circles.


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A description of two ancient horse-shoes, found near Silbury Hill, in Wiltshire by Bracy Clark Download PDF EPUB FB2

A description of two ancient horse-shoes, found near Silbury Hill, in Wiltshire by Clark, Bracy, nrPages:   He also discovered an urn in a barrow, with an ornament on the rim in relief like the shape of a horseshoe.

The able veterinary surgeon, Bracy Clark, indescribed what he termed 'two ancient horse-shoes,' found near Silbury Hill, Wiltshire.

A description of two ancient horse-shoes, found near Silbury Hill, in Wiltshire A description of two ancient horse-shoes, found near Silbury Hill, in Wiltshire [S.l.]: [J. and C. Adlard] Place of publication [S.l.] Document type () Book.

Download/Full Text. Open Access available via Utrecht University Repository. Full metadata. unknown A description of two ancient horseshoes found near Silbury Hill in Wiltshire. London (?): Author Daul. Illustrite geschichte des hufeisens.

Wein Fleming, George. Horse-shoes and horse-shoeing: their origin, history, uses and abuses. London: Chapman & Hall Gesner, Conrad Historiae animaliun. Zurich Leo IV, Remarks with illustrations of the eroded shuttle. (?); Remarks on French shoeing; A description of two ancient horse-shoes, found near Silbury hill in Wiltshire.

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A description of the gripes of horses, and of a better mode of treating it. A description of two ancient horse- shoes, found near Silbury Hill, in Wiltshire. Silbury Hill (Artificial Mound) on The Modern Antiquarian, the UK & Ireland's most popular megalithic community website.

25 news items, images, 10 fieldnotes, 5 pieces of folklore, 16 weblinks, plus information on many more ancient sites nearby and across the UK & Ireland. Silbury Hill is a prehistoric artificial chalk mound near Avebury in the English county of is part of the Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites UNESCO World Heritage metres ( ft) high, it is the tallest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe and one of the largest in the world; similar in size to some of the smaller Egyptian pyramids of the Giza Necropolis.

Silbury Hill, the largest prehistoric mound in Europe, has long been an enigma. Set within the chalk downlands of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site, it is traditionally thought to. Engineers are to re-open a tunnel that goes deep inside the ancient monument of Silbury Hill in Wiltshire.

The tunnel, dug inwas the last made over many centuries by archaeologists exploring the site. Engineers are planning to stabilise the 5,year-old structure, which is believed to be the world's largest man-made prehistoric mound.

A description of two ancient horseshoes found near Silbury Hill in Wiltshire, London (?): Author Daul. Illustrite geschichte des hufeisens. km E 85° Fiddler's Hill (Wiltshire)* Standing Stone (Menhir) (SU) km S ° Winterbourne Monkton* Chambered Tomb (SU) km E 94° Hackpen Hill Standing Stone* Standing Stone (Menhir) (SU) km SE ° Monkton Down Barrow Cemetery (SU) km SE ° Monkton Down Chambered Tomb (SU).

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Bracy Clark], - Here's a selection of some of the amazing chalk carvings you can see across our county. Did you know we have 8 white horses still on show?. See more ideas about Wiltshire 7 pins.

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web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Silbury Hill in Wiltshire, one of the largest prehistoric manmade mounds in the world. The water that flowed out of the ground didn’t even warrant the title “stream”, trickle was a more apt description for the small outflow of water running over a few rocks and surrounded by a mantle of mud.

The earliest sign of human habitation is the Marlborough Mound, a foot-high prehistoric tumulus in the grounds of Marlborough College.

Recent radiocarbon dating has found it to date from about BC. It is of similar age to the larger Silbury Hill about 5 miles west of the town.

The solution of this ancient event, I contend, may be identified, and only identified, at Avebury, in Wiltshire, near Marlborough, where we find the largest stone circle in the world, erected of unhewn, igneous monoliths, on the south-east joined by a winding avenue of like stones, providing the relic of an Immense and sacred prehistoric.

The first film, entitled Silbury Hill: The Conservation Project Begins, is narrated by Julian Richards and shows the temporary capping, with polystyrene blocks, of the shaft dug by the Duke of Northumberland in Fachtna McAvoy, who managed the archaeological element of the English Heritage Silbury Conservation Project between and.

Silbury became a well-defined bank and ditch enclosure. Radiocarbon dates suggest the mound was built around BC; the outer layer may have been constructed as late as BC. A Roman settlement sprung up around the base of the hill, and the hill .This study found that in Wiltshire 28 pits contained.

of structured deposition near Windmill Hill, and a D.,Silbury. Hill: The largest prehistoric mound in Europe. Swindon. Aerial view of Silbury Hill and the A4 road. (CC BY-SA ) Silbury 1 is described as the very heart of Silbury Hill. The tricky part came when scouring Leary and Field’s book The Story of Silbury Hill for every scrap of information regarding those “darker” contributions to the “organic mound” that comprise Silbury 1 (not counting.