# Avebury (1): A New Assessment of the Geometry and Metrology of the Ring

@article{Thom1976AveburyA, title={Avebury (1): A New Assessment of the Geometry and Metrology of the Ring}, author={Alexander Strang Thom and Alexander Strang Thom and Tony Foord}, journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy}, year={1976}, volume={7}, pages={183 - 192} }

An authoritative description of the site at Avebury will be found in the volume Windmill Hill and Avebury prepared by Dr I. S. Smith to record the excavations and restorations carried out by Alexander Keiller and his associates.' Miss Smith deals not only with the ring and the internal constructions but with the bank and ditch and also with the West Kennet Avenue. The main ring itself probably had a perimeter of 3545ft and is estimated to have had originally 98 stones. Some of these are very…

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