West Kennet Long Barrow, Wiltshire

West Kennet Long Barrow

West Kennet Long Barrow, Avebury in WIltshire is one of the largest and most impressive Neolithic chambered tombs in Britain.

Left: Entrance to West Kennet long barrow

Above: Entrance to West Kennet long barrow

Built in around 3650 BC, it was used for a short time as a burial chamber, nearly 50 people being buried here before the chambers were blocked. Part of the Avebury World Heritage Site.

Above: One of the entrance stones to West Kennet long barrow

 

Above: Inner chamber of West Kennet long barrow