Avebury (2): The West Kennet Avenue

  title={Avebury (2): The West Kennet Avenue},
  author={Alexander Strang Thom and Alexander Strang Thom},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  pages={193 - 197}
  • A. Thom, A. Thom
  • Published 1 October 1976
  • History
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
According to Stukeley there were two avenues of stones leading to the Avebury Ring. Of the western avenue there is now very little to be seen, but occasionally additional evidence turns up in the ground that this avenue did exist. There is however definite evidence for the avenue from the southeast, the socalled West Kennet Avenue. It starts at the concentric rings at the Sanctury and runs down the hill (the modern road follows the same line here) and passes through the buildings at the foot of… 
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