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West Kennet Long Barrow

Free and open to the public 24Hrs, West Kennet Long Barrow is one of the largest and most accessible Neolithic chambered tombs in Britain. Built in around 3650 BC, it was used for a short time as a burial chamber, nearly 50 people being buried here before the chambers were blocked.   Part of the Avebury World Heritage Site it is privately owned but is managed by The National Trust on behalf of English Heritage. Address: West Kennett, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1QH

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