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Sunday, 26 March 2017

Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill - 4500 Year Old Megalithic Mystery

Silbury Hill, in Wiltshire, lies about one mile south of the Avebury Henge and occupies a low-lying site and except at certain points in the landscape, notably from the West Kennet Long Barrow, is barely visible. It is part of the complex of Neolithic monuments, the Avebury Circle, Marlborough Mound and West Kennet Long Barrow all being close by. It is also significant that the flattened top of Silbury Hill is directly level with the Sanctuary.

Silbury Hill is the largest man made mound in Europe, the second largest is Marlborough Mound just a few miles to the east in the grounds of Marlborough School. It is a massive artificial mound with a flattened top which is around 98 feet across. It is approximately 131 feet (40 m.) high, with a base circumference of 548 feet (167m. It is composed of over 324.000 cubit yards (248,000 cubic m.) of chalk and earth and covers over 5 acres (2 ha).

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Whalley Abbey

Whalley Abbey

The Abbey of St Mary the Virgin, also known as Locus Benedictus de Whalley. was founded by Henry de Lacy, third Earl of Lincoln on the 4th April 1296.

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Bolling Hall

Bolling Hall

Bolling Hall is one of the oldest buildings in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. It is currently used as a museum and education centre.

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The Ides of March

The Ides of March

Beware the Ides of March! Said of a warning or impending misfortune and made popular in William Shakespearse's play Julius Caesar.

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Origins and Place Names - Accrington

Origins and Place Names - Accrington

Origins and Place Names - Accrington. Accrington home of Accrington Stanley, Nori bricks and the Accrington Pals.

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Chingle Hall

Chingle Hall

For many the name Chingle Hall, Goosnargh, Near Preston, will be an unfamiliar one, yet it is reputedly the most haunted house in Britain. It is believed that a total of 16 spirits haunt Chingle Hall.

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The Ancient Sciences

The Ancient Sciences

The Ancient Practitioners of Science, particularly in Egypt and India, achieved a remarkable high point in the practical application of science.

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Days of the Week

Days of the Week

The history of the days of the week is closely involved with the advancement of mankind throughout the centuries. Our present day seven day week is thought to have been developed by the Babylonians some 3000 years ago.

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Magical Times Magazine

Magical Times Magazine

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Aeclectic Tarot

Aeclectic Tarot

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Magic Folk

Magic Folk

Magic Folk »