Prehistoric England A-Z

I love these prehistoric sites. There's just something so mysterious and intriguing about them. Please don't visit Britain without seeing at least one, and see if you can stay til sunset! You won't forget the experience. What's the difference between a causewayed camp and a hill fort, anyway? When were those blasted stone circles built, and why? For some answers to these pressing questions, visit the prehistoric monuments page in our History section.

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  Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating
Abbotsbury Castle Abbotsbury Castle Abbotsbury Dorset 2 Heritage Rating
Alton Priors White Horse Alton Priors White Horse Alton Priors Wiltshire 3 Heritage Rating
Arbor Low Arbor Low Bakewell Derbyshire English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Arthur's Stone Arthur's Stone Dorstone Herefordshire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Avebury Sanctuary Avebury Sanctuary East Kennett Wiltshire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Avebury Stone Circle Avebury Stone Circle Marlborough Wiltshire National Trust 5 Heritage Rating
Badbury Rings Badbury Rings Wimborne Dorset National Trust 3 Heritage Rating
Ballowall Barrow Ballowall Barrow St Just Cornwall English Heritage 2 Heritage Rating
Belas Knap Belas Knap Winchcombe Gloucestershire 2 Heritage Rating
Bevis's Thumb Bevis's Thumb Compton West Sussex 3 Heritage Rating
Bigbury Camp Bigbury Camp Harbledown Kent 3 Heritage Rating
Blackbury Camp Blackbury Camp Southleigh Devon English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Blakely Rise stone circle Blakely Rise stone circle Ennerdale Bridge Cumbria 3 Heritage Rating
Bloodgate Hill Hillfort Bloodgate Hill Hillfort South Creake Norfolk 3 Heritage Rating
Bratton Camp Bratton Camp Bratton Wiltshire English Heritage 2 Heritage Rating
Bury Castle Bury Castle Selworthy Somerset 3 Heritage Rating
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