Alfred's Tower is a triangular folly tower. It stands 160 feet high of brick, with a view over Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset. Designed in 1765, it was completed in 1772 to commemorate the spot where Alfred the Great in AD 870 erected his standard against Danish invaders and who eventually defeated the Vikings.
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Silbury Hill in Wiltshire is a very large man-made hill dating from C 1600 BC, the purpose for which is unknown despite a number of excavations since 1776.
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Street scene in the village of Castle Coombe in Wiltshire, England
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Standing stones at the Millennium Green at Congresbury, North Somerset, England, United Kingdom.