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Elements Of Uffington White Horse , Oxfordshire ( Formerly Berkshire ) , England ...

Elements Of Uffington White Horse , Oxfordshire ( Formerly Berkshire ) , England ...

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File name: UffingtonOxforshire.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
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Description: Elements of Uffington White Horse , Oxfordshire ( formerly Berkshire ) , England , UK Europe The Uffington White Horse is a highly stylised hill figure , 374 feet ( 110 m ) long , cut out of the turf on the upper slopes of Uffington Castle , a largely Iron age hillfort near The Ridgeway The figure has been shown to date back some 3 , 000 years , to the Bronze Age , based on optically stimulated luminescence dating carried out following archaeological investigations in 1994 These studies produced three dates ranging between 1400 and 600 BC Iron Age coins have been found that bear a representation of the Uffington White Horse re enforcing the early dating

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