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The Southeast Sights

Long Man of Wilmington

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Updated 05/27/2014

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Wilmington, 9 miles southwest of Herstmonceux Castle on A27, has a famous landmark that people drive for miles to see. High on the downs to the south of the village (signposted off A27), a 226-foot-tall white figure with a staff in each hand, known as the Long Man of Wilmington, is carved into the chalk. His age is a subject of great debate, but some researchers think he might have originated in Roman times.

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Wilmington, England

Updated 05/27/2014

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