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10. Tomb Detectives – West Kennet Long Barrow, Wiltshire

Season 1, Ep. 10

In this episode Neil takes us across Wiltshire’s Ritual Landscape to investigate a mysterious chambered tomb.


Built by our ancestors over 5000 years ago West Kennet Long Barrow is one of the largest chambered tombs in the British Isles. In it were found stone daggers, beads and pottery together with skulls, long bones and other human remains – a place that that still has the power and presence to make the hairs on the back of your neck rise as you crawls inside.

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