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The Sanctuary: is located close to the Ridgeway at West Overton. It lies beside the A4 which snakes its way between Marlborough and Devizes. The small stone circle dates back to 3000BC and is contemporary with, and an intrinsic part of the Avebury Complex of ancient monuments – which includes West Kennet Longbarrow and Silbury Hill.
The site was first recorded by the antiquarian John Stukeley in the 1600s when it still had some of the small stones placed in several rings. These stones were not of the gargantuan variety found down the road at Avebury, but were very much smaller. Sometime before the 1900’s the stones were removed by a local farmer, so that the land could be used for agriculture, there are small concrete plinths there today which show where the stones would have been placed. Despite the fact no original stones remain the Sanctuary is still a rather charming and peaceful place (when the traffic on the main road is not too busy). It’s open to the public and is a great place for quiet contemplation and meditation. On the opposite side of the road are several bell barrows, known as the Overton Barrows. Some round barrows contained burials, while others are often points of alignments on the landscape.