Matterley Basin, nr Cheesefoot Head, Winchester, Hampshire
The date of the 25th of July is rather approximate as there have been rumours of a formation in this location swirling around for a few weeks with no confirmation. Certainly by the time we flew on the 4th of August the formation looked like it had been there sometime, so a date of the 25th doesn’t feel at all out of the question and in fact it is possible it was there before that date. This formation is not at all far from both the formations at Tichborne and Chilcomb Ranges.
This is a rather elegant six-fold formation, based around the hexagram. It measures approximately 180ft in diameter and is in a field of ripe wheat. Six is perhaps the most common, or prolific number used in crop circle designs. It is also the number associated with water – I wonder if this is significant given that it has been shown that the vast majority of crop circles appear over chalk aquifers (underground water)?
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This is an elegant six-fold design and will make a very striking drawing. It’s another one for the growing list!
This crop circle has new been harvested