The story of silbury hill is an evocative one and this book does it justice engagingly written and attractively illustrated with photos and reconstruction drawings this is the best book on silbury to date incorportating the results of all the recent investigations. The story of silbury hill does not end in prehistory a recent geophysical survey has shown that the romans chose to build a road and an extensive settlement around the foot of the mound in the early medieval period the top of the hill was probably flattened and some sort of defensive structure may have been placed on the summit. Combines scholarly research and readable narrative in telling the archaeological story of silbury hill offers a new and exciting theory of the construction of neolithic mounds new and vivid reconstruction drawings present a unique interpretation of this iconic prehistoric monument silbury hill in . Silbury hill 4500 year old megalithic mystery silbury hill in wiltshire lies about one mile south of the avebury henge and occupies a low lying site and except at certain points in the landscape notably from the west kennet long barrow is barely visible it is part of the complex of neolithic monuments the avebury circle marlborough mound and west kennet long barrow all being close by
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