Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites


Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites

Infobox World Heritage Site
WHS = Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites

Location map many | Wiltshire
label= Avebury
position= right
lat= 51.43
long= -1.85
background=yellow
label2= Stonehenge
position2= right
lat2= 51.1789
long2= -1.8262
background2=yellow
caption = Avebury and Stonehenge in Wiltshire
float = right
width = 230

State Party =
Type = Cultural
Criteria = i, ii, iii
ID = 373
Region = Europe and North America
Year = 1986
Session = 10th
Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/373

Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Wiltshire, England. The WHS covers two large areas of land separated by nearly 30 miles, rather than a specific monument or building. The sites were inscribed as co-listings in 1986.

Avebury and Associated Monuments

The Avebury area of the WHS is located in northern Wiltshire in Kennet district It covers an area of 22.5 square km and is centred on the prehistoric Avebury Henge.

Monuments in the Avebury WHS

*Avebury Henge
*West Kennet Avenue
*Beckhampton Avenue
*West Kennet Long Barrow
*The Sanctuary
*Silbury Hill
*Windmill Hill

tonehenge and Associated Monuments

The Stonehenge area of the WHS is located in south Wiltshire in Salisbury district. It covers an area of 26 square km and is centred on the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge.

Monuments in the Stonehenge WHS

*Stonehenge
*Stonehenge Avenue
*Stonehenge Cursus
*The Lesser Cursus
*Durrington Walls
*Woodhenge
*Coneybury Henge
*King Barrow Ridge
*Winterbourne Stoke Barrow Group
*Normanton Down Barrow Group
*Vespasian's Camp
*Robin Hood's Ball (an associated monument located just north of the WHS boundary)

External links

* [http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/373/multiple=1&unique_number=428 UNESCO: Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites]


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