Nearby is the tallest Neolithic structure in Europe, Silbury Hill, standing 130ft high on a base covering five acres. A short walk from Silbury is the West Kennet Long Barrow, one of the largest and best- preserved; inside, five burial chambers open off a 40ft passage.
The landscape of that part of Wiltshire is studded with outstanding monuments of our prehistory. I would urge your readers to spend a day there, and they will not fail to be impressed and humbled by the creativity and achievements of our Neolithic ancestors.
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