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Westbury white horse (Bratton Camp hillfort).

Westbury white horse (Bratton Camp hillfort). Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Chris Cole / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

EXEK35

File size:

69.1 MB (4.3 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

6016 x 4016 px | 50.9 x 34 cm | 20.1 x 13.4 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

July 8, 2015

Location:

Westbury Hill, Wiltshire, UK.

More information:

According to legend and folklore, a white horse was originally cut on this chalk hillside by King Alfred to commemorate his victory over the Danes at the battle of Ethandun in May 878 AD. The present carving consists of white painted concrete, to prevent erosion on the steep slope.