On Cley Hill, Wiltshire Location Map
 
  Strip LynchetsCley Hill, Warminster, Wiltshire, England   Warminster, Wiltshire.

These two green stripes on Cley Hill are Saxon/Medieval strip lynchets. A lynchet is a bank of earth that builds up on the downslope of a field ploughed over a long period of time. The term stems from lynch, now seldom used, meaning an agricultural terrace.

 

 

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  Warminster from Cley Hill, Warminster, Wiltshire, England   Warminster, Wiltshire.

A view of Warminster from near the top of Cley Hill. Warminster is a small market town dating from Saxon times. The undulating ground beyond the town is part of Salisbury Plain.

 

 

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  The top of Cley Hill, Warminster, Wiltshire, England   Warminster, Wiltshire.

Nearly at the top facing north and looking across to the very top of the hill.

 

 

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  Looking north-east from Cley Hill, Warminster, Wiltshire, England   Warminster, Wiltshire.

Looking north-east from Cley Hill across typical Wiltshire countryside.

 

 

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  Longleat from Heaven's Gate, Warminster, Wiltshire, England   Warminster, Wiltshire.

A short drive from Cley Hill to the south-west is Heaven's Gate where one can get a good view of Longleat House and Park. There is a free car park nearby.

 

 

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