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Old Piles of the South West

Silbury Hill There's a great deal of learned speculation about the construction and reasons behind Silbury Hill (See Avebury) and a lot of digging has taken place over the years to research the issue - so much so that old shafts have collapsed in recent years leading to extensive remedial works.


Midsomer NortonYet Silbury Hill is not the only man made mound of this shape - here's another one I spotted near Midsomer Norton (See Radstock) on my way back from dropping off a delegate at Bristol Airport on Friday afternoon.

This mound is a slag heap from the Somerset Coal Field, which was an unexpected industrial outpost set in the heart of the West's countryside, and which only ceased coal production in relatively recent years. Indeed, much of the traffic on the Kennet and Avon Canal originated from the Somerset Coal Canal ... and for a time passed up the Wilts and Berks through Melksham


Perhaps Silbury Hill is just a pre-historic slag heap?
(written 2008-10-18, updated 2008-11-02)

 
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  [2362] Thornham Farm Shop, Seend Cleeve, nr Melksham - (2009-08-15)
  [2146] An evening excursion to Devizes and Avebury - (2009-04-30)
  [1916] Why I remember East Grafton - (2008-12-02)
  [1842] Lua Course, and the Wiltshire Countryside too - (2008-10-16)
  [1830] Caen Hill and Olivers Castle - (2008-10-10)
  [1640] Walking on The Wiltshire Downs - (2008-05-12)
  [1635] Spring in Devizes - (2008-05-08)
  [1346] Evening, Devizes and Sells Green - (2007-09-11)
  [1071] Making a mountain out of a molehill - (2007-02-08)
  [1070] Java Deployment course - lunch break - (2007-02-07)
  [935] Autumn leaves in Wiltshire - Potterne - (2006-11-21)
  [865] Catching the slope - (2006-09-14)
  [861] Ballooning from Devizes - (2006-09-10)
  [854] Morgans Hill - (2006-09-03)
  [825] Pictures of the Vale of Pewsey - (2006-08-07)
  [824] Pictures of Avebury, Longleat and Dyrham - (2006-08-06)
  [809] What to do during a Linux build - (2006-07-20)
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  [1609] Chew Valley Lakes - (2008-04-13)
  [1291] Day trip to Weymouth - (2007-08-05)
  [1218] Sunday afternoon - (2007-06-05)
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