The black object was the swallow June!
And yes, Marlborough is a bit on the pricey side. Nice place though.
I sometimes stay at the Merlin when I come down to Avebury, not expensive but comfortable and right on the high st. Not too far to stagger home from the pub. :)
Of course, apologies, I misread your post ... that will teach me to still be online after midnight - should have been snoozing.