Large Hole in England’s Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill near Avebury, Wiltshire, England, circa 3700 B. C., the largest artificial mound in Europe, 130 feet high and covers five acres. On May 31, 2000, a resident found a hole on top. By June 11, 2000, the hole is 50 feet deep and about 6 feet wide. Aerial photograph © 1993 by Linda Moulton Howe.
Silbury Hill near Avebury, Wiltshire, England, circa 3700 B. C., the largest artificial mound in Europe, 130 feet high and covers five acres. On May 31, 2000, a resident found a hole on top. By June 11, 2000, the hole is 50 feet deep and about 6 feet wide. Aerial photograph © 1993 by Linda Moulton Howe.

June 11, 2000  Silbury Hill, Wiltshire, England - On May 31, 2000, a Wiltshire resident reported to police that at the top of Silbury Hill was a caved in hole. The local Gazette reported, "National Trust staff discovered a hole about six feet by four feet had opened up revealing a drop of almost 50 feet into a well-like shaft."

 

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