Hill figure

The Cerne Abbas Giant chalk figure, near the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, England, is made by a turf-cut.
The Uffington White Horse at Uffington, Oxfordshire
The 18th-century Westbury White Horse near Westbury, Wiltshire
The Long Man of Wilmington seen from a distance
The Litlington White Horse in the village of Litlington, East Sussex
Outline of a naked man cut into the grass on a hillside, the Cerne Abbas Giant near Cerne Abbas
The Cherhill White Horse near Cherhill
The Kilburn White Horse near Kilburn, North Yorkshire
Lenham Cross on the North Downs
Figure of a lion cut into the hillside: the Whipsnade Zoo lion near Whipsnade
Outline of a crown cut into the hillside. Wye Crown, at Wye, Kent
An offwhite triangle cut into the hillside. Watlington White Mark
Two military badges and part of a third cut into the hillside. Two of the Fovant badges
A kiwi cut into the hillside. The Bulford Kiwi near Bulford
A white cross cut into the hillside. Whiteleaf Cross
Figure of a prancing white horse cut into the hillside with a rider. Osmington White Horse near Weymouth, Dorset
A stylised figure of a galloping white horse. Folkestone White Horse on Cheriton Hill, Folkestone
Alton Barnes White Horse
The Mormond Hill White Horse, near Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
The Mormond Hill White Stag, near Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
The Lamb Down Badge, near Codford, Wiltshire<ref name="hows2">{{cite web|url=http://www.hows.org.uk/personal/hillfigs/lamb/lambdo.htm|title=Lamb Down Military Badge|publisher=hows.org.uk|access-date=2014-09-26}}</ref>
Hackpen White Horse
The Westbury White Horse from Bratton Downs
Pendle Hill marked with the date 1612 on the 400th anniversary of the Witch Trials

Large visual representation created by cutting into a steep hillside and revealing the underlying geology.

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The Cerne Abbas Giant chalk figure, near the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, England, is made by a turf-cut.

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Uffington White Horse, sketched by William Plenderleath in The White Horses of the West of England (1892)

Uffington White Horse

Uffington White Horse, sketched by William Plenderleath in The White Horses of the West of England (1892)
The head of the horse, with sheep grazing around it.
White Horse Hill (left) and Dragon Hill (right)
The Manger, with the White Horse at centre skyline and Dragon Hill (left)
The Manger viewed from the White Horse
The Giant's Stair, taken from White Horse Hill
View from Dragon Hill road

The Uffington White Horse is a prehistoric hill figure, 110 m long, formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk.

The Long Man of Wilmington

Long Man of Wilmington

The Long Man of Wilmington
Artist's impression
Annual pagan Long Man celebrations (with effigy)
The vandalised "Long" Man of Wilmington during summer solstice 2010

The Long Man of Wilmington or Wilmington Giant is a hill figure on the steep slopes of Windover Hill near Wilmington, East Sussex, England.

Cerne Abbas Giant chalk figure below the rectangular "Trendle" earthworks

Cerne Abbas Giant

Cerne Abbas Giant chalk figure below the rectangular "Trendle" earthworks
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Layout of the giant with the obliterated line (in yellow) reconstructed
Lord Holles, a portrait from the 1640s. Holles, the Cerne Abbas landowner, has been suggested as the person who ordered the giant to be cut in mockery of his political adversary Cromwell.
Hercules holding a club and the Nemean lion-skin fur
Homer Simpson as promotion for The Simpsons Movie
1764, first known drawing from the Gentleman's Magazine with measurements, including the height of {{convert|180|ft}}
1764 sketch, perhaps dated to 1763, sent to the Society of Antiquaries of London<ref>Minute Book of the Society of Antiquaries, November 1763, in Vol. IX, July 1762 – April 1765, pp. 199–200, reproduced in D. Morgan Evans (1998), "Eighteenth-Century Descriptions of the Cerne Abbas Giant", The Antiquaries Journal, 78, pp. 463–71, {{doi|10.1017/S000358150004508X}}, p. 468</ref>
1842 drawing by the antiquary and editor John Sydenham<ref>John Sydenham, Baal Durotrigensis. A dissertation on the antient colossal figure at Cerne, Dorsetshire; and an attempt to illustrate the distinction between the primal Celtæ and the Celto-Belgæ of Britain: with observations on the worship of the serpent and that of the sun, London, W. Pickering, 1842. Opposite title page.</ref>
1892 drawing by the author and antiquarian William Plenderleath<ref>William Plenderleath, The white horses of the west of England, 1892, p. 39</ref>
Aerial view
Aerial view
Bottom-up view
The Giant's phallus
Renovation in 2008

The Cerne Abbas Giant is a hill figure near the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, England.

Current Litlington White Horse

Litlington White Horse

Current Litlington White Horse
Looking across the Cuckmere Valley from the horse
Hindover Hill including the current White Horse

The Litlington White Horse is a chalk hill figure depicting a horse, situated on Hindover Hill (known locally as High-and-Over) in the South Downs, looking over the River Cuckmere to the west of the village of Litlington and north of East Blatchington in East Sussex, England.

County Hall, Lewes

East Sussex

County in South East England on the English Channel coast.

County in South East England on the English Channel coast.

County Hall, Lewes
Beachy Head and lighthouse, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Mermaid Street in Rye showing typically steep slope and cobbled surface
The Litlington White Horse in the village of Litlington
The A23, one of the major North-South routes.

East Sussex also includes two chalk hill figures, being the Litlington White Horse and the Long Man of Wilmington, which are both situated in the Sussex Downs.

Paragliding above Westbury White Horse

Westbury White Horse

Paragliding above Westbury White Horse
An autumnal view of Westbury White Horse on the edge of Bratton Castle
Seen from White Horse Viewing Area
Viewed from near the edge of Bratton Downs before the surface treatment of 2007
The horse in 2012 less than 4 years after restoration
Westbury White Horse in 1772 (Top) and as re-cut in 1778 (Bottom) as illustrated by Plenderleath.
Flag of the Electorate of Hanover, which may have inspired Westbury White Horse soon after the Hanoverian dynasty inherited the British throne.
The horse by Eric Ravilious, 1939
Battle of Ethandun Memorial
The Edward Street mosaic.

Westbury or Bratton White Horse is a hill figure on the escarpment of Salisbury Plain, approximately 1.5 mi east of Westbury in Wiltshire, England.

The dip slope of the South Downs, as seen from Angmering Park Estate near Arundel (panoramic view).

South Downs

The South Downs are a range of chalk hills that extends for about 260 sqmi across the south-eastern coastal counties of England from the Itchen valley of Hampshire in the west to Beachy Head, in the Eastbourne Downland Estate, East Sussex, in the east.

The South Downs are a range of chalk hills that extends for about 260 sqmi across the south-eastern coastal counties of England from the Itchen valley of Hampshire in the west to Beachy Head, in the Eastbourne Downland Estate, East Sussex, in the east.

The dip slope of the South Downs, as seen from Angmering Park Estate near Arundel (panoramic view).
Geological map of south-east England, with areas that have chalk bedrock shown in light-green.
A north-south cross-section through the Weald-Artois Anticline, East Sussex.
Plan of Cissbury fort showing shafts
The Long Man of Wilmington, inscribed into the scarp face of the South Downs in East Sussex
The Litlington White Horse in the village of Litlington
Looking east along the Downs towards the Devil's Dyke, Sussex
South Downs close to Beachy Head
Trig Point on Kithurst Hill West Sussex. Located on the South Downs Way above the village of Storrington. 699 ft high at the summit.
Typical topography (Treyford Hill): steep wooded northern slope (left), gently sloping southern slope of pasture and woodland.
Photo taken near Lewes, East Sussex

Three of the landmarks on the Downs are the Long Man of Wilmington and the Litlington White Horse being chalk carved hill figures, and Clayton Windmills.

Abbey Farm House

Cerne Abbas

Village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England.

Village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England.

Abbey Farm House
The pitchmarket doorway
Parish church of St Mary

It is notable as the location of the Cerne Abbas Giant, a chalk figure of a giant naked man on a hillside.

The White Horse near Kilburn - from Kilburn Village

Kilburn White Horse

The White Horse near Kilburn - from Kilburn Village
The White Horse as viewed from the car park beneath
The View from the White Horse; the material forming the horse itself is at the bottom of the picture
The White Horse from a distance

The Kilburn White Horse,, is a hill figure cut into the hillside in the North York Moors National Park near Kilburn in North Yorkshire, England.

Melbourne Street, c. 1910

Bratton, Wiltshire

Village and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire, about 2.5 mi east of Westbury.

Village and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire, about 2.5 mi east of Westbury.

Melbourne Street, c. 1910
Bratton House
Court House, Bratton

Westbury White Horse – hill figure