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Martinsell Hill, Oare, Pewsey, Wiltshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – SU 1764 6396 Also Known as: Martin’s Hill Archaeology & History The second highest of Wiltshire’s prehistoric camps or hillforts, Martinsell Hill was described as early as the 13th century as ‘Mattelsore’ and was known … Continue reading

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Devil’s Den, Clatford, Wiltshire

Cromlech:  OS Grid Reference – SU 15209 69651 Also Known as: Devils Den Dillion Dene Getting Here When Pete Glastonbury brought us here, we walked east out of the Avebury stone circle and up the Wessex Ridgeway track.  When you … Continue reading

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Merlin’s Mount, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – SU 1836 6867 Also Known as: Marlborough Mount Merlin’s Barrow Merlin’s Mound Getting Here Pretty simple.  Get to the chapel in front of Marlborough College, and look at the stepped hill in the grounds thereof … Continue reading

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Devil’s Den Cups, Clatford, Wiltshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SU 15211 69652 Getting Here Follow the directions to reach the Devil’s Den, a half-mile north of Clatford up the footpath towards the Fyfield Down cup-marked rock.  You can’t miss it!  The cup-markings are … Continue reading

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