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|The Gop is a neolithic mound lying north of Trelawnyd in Flintshire, Wales. Oval in form, it is the second-largest such mound in Britain after Silbury Hill. Excavations have uncovered no burial chambers or other underground works. This may indicate that it was used as a look-out or hill fort; there is evidence that there was a considerable amount of stone on the top of hill. In the seventeenth ...||11/03/2009||228|
|Tell or tall, meaning "hill" or "mound", is a type of archaeological site in the form of an earthen mound that results from the accumulation and subsequent erosion of material deposited by human occupation over long periods of time.||08/18/2008||894|
|The West Kennet Long Barrow is a Neolithic tomb or barrow, situated on a prominent chalk ridge, near Silbury Hill, one-and-a-half miles south of Avebury in Wiltshire. The site was recorded by John Aubrey in the 17th century and by William Stukeley in the 18th century.
Archaeologists classify it as a chambered long barrow and one of the Severn-Cotswold tombs. It has two pairs of opposing t...
|This collection marks every chalk & carved (hill) figure within the UK. All marks contain photo's, weblinks and overlays, where needed.||12/14/2006||7,608|
|This small mound in DeSoto Park in Memphis TN has not had much study. It is apparently from the Mound Builder culture, and is more elevated than it seems here.||08/19/2005||416|
|This is the burial mound of the Egtved girl. The girl lived in the bronze age.|
She was burried in an oak coffin in 1370 BC and a hill of 22 meters in diameter and is 4 meters high was created. 1921 it was escavated and the coffin is shown in the National Museum of Copenhagen. Copies of the finds are shown at the museum to the south of the hill. The area around the hill shows how ...
|The Long Man of Wilmington is one of the two chalk carvings of human figures in England, located on the steep slopes of Windover Hill at Sussex, six miles (9.6 km) northwest of Eastbourne.||01/01/2006||1,774|
|Monk's Mound is the largest Pre-Columbian earthwork in America north of Mesoamerica. Located at the Cahokia Mounds UNESCO World Heritage Site near Collinsville, Illinois, its size was calculated in 1988 as about 100 feet (30 meters) high, 955 feet (291 meters) long including the access ramp at the southern end, and 775 feet (236 meters) wide. This makes Monk's Mound roughly the same size at its...||11/08/2009||326|
|At Barup east of the road between Hellested and Karise there is a Bronze Age mound with a fantastic view over the valley at the river of Tryggevælde. The mound is known all over the contry as the Hill of the Elves, Elverhøj - the dwelling of the King of the Elves. The white haw-thorn on the hillis, according to an old legend a gift of the chief of Stevns. The Elver People obviously protected th...||11/11/2007||591|
|Klekkende Høj is a megalithic tomb on the island of Møn in Denmark. It takes its name near the village of Klekkende. Høj, from the Old Norse word haugr, means hill, mound or barrow.|
|This horse is a little under a mile north of the village of Alton Barnes, on a moderate slope on Milk Hill on the ridge that extends to Walker's Hill, to the east of the Alton Barnes to Lockeridge road.|
The originator was a Mr Robert Pile, of Manor Farm, Alton Barnes. He may have been the same man who was responsible for the first Pewsey horse, or possibly his son. In 1812 Mr Pile paid t...
|This small figure can be found on the North West face of Wain hill approx. 175m on the Chiltern hills close to the Oxfordshire / Buckinghamshire border, 1 mile east of Chinnor and 11/2 miles SW of Bledlow. The best views can be had from the Henton turn off of the B4009 and the for the next 1 1/2 miles of the B4009 east of this junction. Parking is difficult along this busy route, there is howev...||07/23/2006||297|