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West Kennet Avenue, Avebury

West Kennet Avenue, Avebury

West Kennet Avenue, Avebury

An 'avenue', originally of around 100 pairs of prehistoric standing stones, raised to form a winding 1 1⁄2 mile ritual link between the pre-existing monuments of Avebury and The Sanctuary. Part of the Avebury World Heritage Site.

West Kennet Avenue is in the freehold ownership of The National Trust and in English Heritage guardianship. It is managed by The National Trust on behalf of English Heritage, and the two organisations share the cost of managing and maintaining the property.


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Avebury, Marlborough, Gloucestershire, SN8 1RD (Directions)


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