Archive for the tag 'Woodhenge'

Stepping out from my doorstep this afternoon I had a lovely five mile walk (sorry no photos). It was a little chilly but that didn’t stop me from ’sitting and resting a while’ on one of my favourite benches watching the ducks and geese up to their antics.
I wasn’t entirely alone. Nearby was a fisherman [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 2nd 2020

My afternoon walk took my to Leegomery Pools. The goslings have grown such a lot that I almost didn’t spot them. After my circuit of the pool I decided to walk back on a route that I had explored last year.

Walking on this pathway home I noticed another pathway going off in a different direction, [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 17th 2020

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 18th 2014

Woodhenge was built in about 2500 BC and revealed by aerial photographs taken in 1925 to be a leveled henge.
The bank and internal ditch enclose a circular area about 50m (160ft) in diameter with a single entrance facing north-east.  Shortly after its discovery the site was excavated by Maud Cunnington Her work revealed that within [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 17th 2014

After breakfast we set off for Avebury, taking in Woodhenge along the way.  Unfortunately Avebury was a little bit further than we thought. We didn’t have enough time there because we had a timed ticket for Stonehenge at 2pm.  The Avebury experience wasn’t helped by roadworks that made access to the main interests difficult.   [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 12th 2014