Westbury White Horse

The Westbury White Horse also known as Bratton White Horse, a hill figure on the escarpment of Salisbury Plain, around 2.4 kilometer east of Westbury in England, situated on the edge of Bratton Downs and lying just below an Iron Age hill Fort, 180 feet tall and 170 feet wide and is a symbol for the town of Westbury, several white horses ccarve in wiltshire, but it is the oldest one and restored in 1778.

Westbury White Horse

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An action which may have obliterated a previous horse which had occupied the same slope. A contemporary engraving of the 1760s appears to show a horse facing in the opposite direction, and also rather smaller than the present figure. However, there is at present no documentary or other evidence for the existence of a chalk horse at Westbury before the year 1742. [More on wikipedia]

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Westbury White HorseThe ear of the Westbury White Horse! Was nice up on the hill. Lots of people flying kites up there. Photo Credit

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Westbury White HorsePhoto Credit

Westbury White Horse Photo Credit

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