Avebury Church, just without the rampart, was originally a Saxon building, its aisles being Norman additions.
Stonehenge and Avebury in England are almost equally celebrated.
The remains at Avebury are believed to be much older than those at Stonehenge, dating back a thousand years or so before Christ.
The largest of these in this country is Avebury, not many miles distant from Stonehenge.
Avebury appears to have been made up of a vast circle of unhewn stones enclosing two other separate double circles.
And incidentally my friend and I may have the pleasure of showing you Salisbury and Avebury.
Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain, is a better known ruin, though not on as large a scale as at Avebury.
"I was suggesting that we run back to Avebury to-morrow," said Sir Richmond.
In the last part of this sentence the great doctor either forgets, or shows his ignorance of, the antiquities at Avebury.
But we are off our own track now and must return to Avebury, or Abury as the natives have it.