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<b>Ashbury</b>Posted by hamishImage © Mike Murray
Nearest Town:Swindon (11km WSW)
OS Ref (GB):   SU262855 / Sheet: 174
Latitude:51° 34' 2.05" N
Longitude:   1° 37' 19.04" W

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<b>Ashbury</b>Posted by hamish


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I was on my way to Waylands and spotted this in Ashbury. I may have got the Ref: wrong, it may be SU265851. I can't remember where I turned off.Got no info on it at all, have a look when you go through Ashbury. hamish Posted by hamish
2nd June 2003ce
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There is a tale that behind St Mary's Church stood a stone circle and some of the stones are still to be found scattered on the field boundary. Another tale suggests the stone circle encircled the old village much like the stones at Avebury.

Incidentally there is a lovely sunken holloway (funeral path?) that runs from the bottom of Ashbury Hill (SU26708498) westwards around the back of St Mary's Church (and over the old stone circle?).
stoer Posted by stoer
17th February 2010ce
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Icknield Way Morrismen

Nice pictures of Bronze Age Hoard found near Ashbury (somewhere on the downs)
wysefool Posted by wysefool
1st May 2007ce