Peter J Morris

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West Kennet Long Barrow, Wiltshire

West Kennet Long Barrow, Wiltshire

West Kennet Long Barrow is located near Avebury in WIltshire. It is one of the largest and most impressive Neolithic chambered tombs in Britain. Built in around 3650 BC, it was used for a short time as a burial chamber,

Left: Entrance to West Kennet long barrow

Belas Knap, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

Belas Knap, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

Belas Knap is a particularly fine example of a restored Cotswold Neolithic long barrow - complete with a false entrance and side chambers. It was excavated in 1863 and 1865 with the remains of 31 people being found inside the two chambers.

Left: Belas Knap closed side-chamber

Avebury, Wiltshire

Avebury is a tint hamlet in Wiltshire, England. It is also one of the World's most important ancient sites. It contains the largest stone circle in Europe and acts as a major tourist attraction and a place of religious significance to Pagans.

Left: Avebury avenue looking towards Avebury stone circle

Temple Chapel, Temple, Cornwall

Temple is a small village in the parish of Blisland on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, England, UK. It is best known for its 12th century church once owned by the Knights Templar.

Merrivale Neolithic Stones, Dartmoor, Devon

Merrivale is located in Western Dartmoor, Devon, England. It is best known for its collection of Bronze Age megalithic monuments.

Brentor Church, Brentor, Devon

Brent Tor is a hill on the western edge of Dartmoor, approximately four miles (6.5 km) north of Tavistock. It stands 1100 ft (330m) above sea level and is surmounted by the Church of St Michael.

Museum of Witchcraft, Boscastle, Cornwall

The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, formerly known as the Museum of Witchcraft, is a museum dedicated to European witchcraft and magic located in the village of Boscastle in Cornwall, south-west England.

The Rollright Stones, Oxfordshire

The Rollright Stones is an ancient Neolithic site that is located on the border between the counties of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire in Central England.