The Uffington White Horse is a highly stylised prehistoric hill figure, 110 m (360 ft) long, formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk. The figure is situated on the upper slopes of White Horse Hill in the English civil parish of Uffington (in the county of Oxfordshire, historically Berkshire), some 8 km (5 mi) south of the town of Faringdon and a similar distance west of the town of Wantage; or 2.5 km (1.6 mi) south of Uffington
King Alfred, "The Great" Painting in oil 30cmx20cm http://paintings-by-des-pickering.weebly.com/ Born in Wantage in 849 King of Wessex 871 to 899 Statue stands in my home town of Wantage UK The flag is his banner bleeding through
Uffington White Horse, Oxfordshire. Length: 114 m (374 ft) Around five miles from the town of Wantage, the Uffington White Horse is a stylish figure, which is believed to be about 3,000 years old. Other prehistoric sites, such as Wayland’s Smithy, a neolithic tomb, are located nearby.