Avebury - Select Bibliography

Atkinson, R.J.C. Silbury Hill, BBC Publications, 1969.

Atkinson, R.J.C., ‘Silbury Hill, 1969-70’, in Antiquity, Vol. 44, 1970.

Barker, C.T., ‘The Long Mounds of the Avebury Region’, in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, Vol. 70, 1985.

Barrett, J.C., Fragments From Antiquity, Blackwell, 1994.

Bradley, R., ‘The Bank Barrows and Related Monuments of Dorset in the Light of Recent Field Work’, in Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society Proceedings, 105, 1983.

Burl, A. Prehistoric Avebury. Yale University Press. 1979.

Chadburn, A., ‘The conservation project at Silbury Hill 2000-2008’, Research News,No.10, Winter 2008-09, English Heritage, 8-10.

Devereux, P., ‘Three-dimensional aspects of apparent relationships between selected natural and artificial features within the topography of the Avebury Complex’, in Antiquity, Vol. 65, No. 249, December, 1991.

Devereux, P. The Sacred Place. Cassell. 2000.

Gillings, M. and Pollard, J. Avebury. Duckworth. 2004.

Grinsell, L.V. Folklore of Prehistoric Sites in Britain, David & Charles. 1976.

Hawkins, G. Beyond Stonehenge, Hutchinson, 1973.

Keys, D., ‘Huge “temple” found under Avebury circle’, in The Independent, 22 November 1990.

Leary, J.,‘The Silbury Sequence: seeing past tunnel vision’, Research News,No.10, Winter 2008-09, English Heritage,14-17.

Leary, J. and Field, D., The Story of Silbury Hill, English Heritage, 2010.

Malone, C. The English Heritage Book of Avebury, Batsford. 1999.

Marshall, S. and Currie, G., ‘Investigation of a “Sun Roll” Effect in Relation to Silbury Hill’, Time & Mind, vol.3, no.3, November 2010,291-302.

Mortimer, N. Stukeley Illustrated. Green Magic. 2003.

Piggott, S. The West Kennet Long Barrow: Excavations 1955-6. HMSO. 1962.

Pollard, J. and Reynolds, A. Avebury – The Biography of a Landscape. Tempus. 2002.

Saunders, N., ‘Avebury Revisited’ in New Scientist, 20 April, 1991.

Thomas, J. and Whittle, A., ‘Anatomy of a Tomb – West Kennet Revisited’, in Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 5, 1986.

Thurnham, J., ‘On Examination of a Chambered Long-Barrow at West Kennet, Wiltshire’ (1860) in Archaeologia, 38, Vol. XXXVIII.

Ucko, P.J., Hunter, M., Clark, A.J., & David, A. Avebury Reconsidered: From the 1660s to the 1990s. Unwin Hyman. 1990.

Vatcher, F.de M., & Vatcher, L. The Avebury Monuments. HMSO. 1976.

Whittle, A., ‘A late Neolithic complex at West Kennet, Wiltshire, England’, in Antiquity, Vol. 65, No 247, June 1991.

Whittle, A. Sacred Mound, Holy Rings. Oxford Monograph 74. 1997.

These introductory web pages include some of the latest archaeological observations, but are still just an overview of selected aspects of this complicated prehistoric landscape. The following select bibliography will hopefully prove useful to those wishing to learn more about the Avebury Complex.