Hilton, Huntingdonshire

This page was last updated on 6th April 2004.

medium turf with a square stone column at the centre
dimensions overall diameter 53'
diameter of centre 7'
average path width 15"
average inter-path gap 15"
National Grid reference TL293663
orientation SE
layout clockwise; 4(¼),½,¼,¾, 3(½,¼),3(¼,½), 2(¼),2(½),2(¼); I5,I,I3,2O,2I,8O,4I,4O,I5,I,I3; circular.
double standard omitting the innermost two circuits
visits earliest 1975
most recent 1996

If the alterations shown here were made to the centre of the maze, it would have the conventional double standard layout. Matthews writing in 1922 shows the maze as having a slightly smaller centre, which is joined to the innermost circuit of the path at five places (the original point of entry and the four places coloured light brown in this diagram). This suggests that:

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