Ancient Land Art - One of the oldest chalk carvings in the UK is the bronze-age Uffington White Horse. Dating back some years it's still very visible on the slopes of White Horse Hill, Uffington. One of England's most famous prehistoric monuments.
The Uffington White Horse is a highly stylized prehistoric hill figure, 110 m long feet), formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk. The figure presumably dates to the Iron Age BC–AD or the late Bronze Age BC)
3000 years old, 374 feet in length and 110 feet in height, constructed of trenches which are 5 to 10 feet in width and 2 to 3 feet deep and filled with chalk, this is a few feet above the natural chalk of the hill.
Its not only horses which adorn the chalk hills of england. The Cerne Abbas Giant, Dorset, is the most interesting giant in england and its obvious why people for centuries have believed he is connected with fertility.
The Uffington White Horse~located in Faringdon, Oxfordshire~dates to the Bronze Age and is what is known as a prehistoric hill figure. Cut into the chalky turf of the White Horse Hill on the Berkshire Downs, it is 374 ft.