Belas Knap is a neolithic long barrow, situated on Cleeve Hill, near Cheltenham and Winchcombe, in Gloucestershire, England. It is in the care of English Heritage. "Belas" is possibly derived from the Latin word bellus, 'beautiful', which could describe the hill or its view. "Knap" is derived from the Old English for the top, crest, or summit of a hill.
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...
Troldkirken is a Bronze Age megalith situated near the village of St. Restrup, Denmark. It is a dolmen, with a polygonal chambered mound covered by a capstone and surrounded by forty-eight large stones. The whole monument is some 90 metres long. The name means Church of the Troll in Danish.
'Knowlton Rings' consists of 4 earthworks: the North Circle, Church Circle, Southern Circle, and the 'Old Churchyard'. In addition to these sites, to the east of the Church Circle is the Great Barrow, the largest round barrow in Dorset, and almost certainly directly related to the henges. The most prominent site in the complex is the 'Church Circle', now commonly called Knowlton Henge.
These are long, long trains (most exceeding a mile in length I'd guess)outside of Harrisburg, PA, USA. Follow the tracks and Susquehanna River northward to see a small Lady Liberty and a very long stone RR bridge.
The Bull Ring is a Class II henge that was built in the late Neolithic period near Dove Holes in Derbyshire, England, and is National Monument number 23282. There are also two barrows about 20m away from the henge; one oval, one bowl.
The henge consists of a large, circular earthwork, which is currently about 1m high and 9-11m wide; however it was originally 2m high and 5.5-7m wide. Th...
Jyndovnen is a pretty long barrow from the Neolithic period in Godthaab, just north of Ginnerup. The cairn lies today in a cultivated landscape, but when it was completed more than 5,000 years ago, it lay only a few hundred meters north of a very narrow fjord, which cut about a mile into the hills from the north side of Kolindsund at Ginnerup. .
Silbury Hill is a man-made chalk mound near Avebury in the English county of Wiltshire. It is part of the Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites UNESCO World Heritage Site, and lies at grid reference SU100685.
At 40 metres (130 ft) high, Silbury Hill – which is part of the complex of Neolithic monuments around Avebury, which includes the Avebury Ring and West Kennet Long Barrow – is the...
Several motorcycle speedway teams operated from 1950 until 1997 in Long Eaton, England. Teams have raced at the Station Road Stadium as the Long Eaton Archers, Long Eaton Rangers, Nottingham Outlaws and the Long Eaton Invaders. The Invaders returned in 2011, with home meetings taking place at Leicester Lions' track.
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