National Geographic : 1945 Apr
London Times Avebury Village, Home of the Living, Sits Inside the Earthworks of Avebury Circle, Shrine of Builders Dead Some 40Centuries Seen from the air, rampart and fosse are outlined in Wiltshire soil. However, few of the hundreds of original stones arestanding. Roads cutthe pagan circle into quad rants. A mile away rises Silbury Hill (above), believed to be a barbaric tomb. One of Europe's largest prehistoric mounds, itis135feet high (pages 414 and 427).