Category Archives: Stonehenge

Ritual Pits in the Stonehenge Landscape

Pits and Plaques In 1980 the investigation of a flint scatter on the northern part of King Barrow Ridge, as part of the Stonehenge Environs Project, revealed three small circular pits grouped around a natural hollow, possibly a tree-throw. Finds from … Continue reading

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The desecration of Stonehenge

The Desecration of Stonehenge Shames this Government The Budget confirmed that the Tories will drive concrete and tarmac through the ancient Wiltshire site An article by Tom Holland president of The Stonehenge Alliance on the decision by the government to … Continue reading

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Stonehenge Tunnel given Greenlight

Ignoring the advice of UNESCO, eminent archaeologists and the wishes of 50,000 people who signed a petition against a 2 mile (3.2km) past the prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain, the government in its first budget has allocated funds for the … Continue reading

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Stonehenge Tunnel Petition Handed in to Government

A petition with 50,000 signatures calling on the Government not to damage the Stonehenge landscape with any further road upgrade plans has been handed into No 10 Downing Street this afternoon. A decision is said to be imminent on the … Continue reading

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Stonehenge Bluestone Glaciation: The Final Word

Tim Daw [Sarsen.org] argues against the Stonehenge Bluestone Glaciation Theory: Where’s all the other bluestones on the Salisbury Plain? Surely a glacier wouldn’t have brought only the precise number of them required at Stonehenge…? “…. not a single bluestone left … Continue reading

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Blick Mead: Britain’s First City?

Where Did the Builders of Stonehenge Live? First we were told that the builders of Stonehenge lived in the huge settelement at Durrington Walls, 2 miles norh-east of the monument on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, which, it was suggested, may have … Continue reading

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UNESCO condemns Stonehenge tunnel plan

The World Heritage Committee, the body that selects sites to be listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, has condemned proposed changes to the A303 at Stonehenge and urged the UK government not to allow the upgrade. In January 2017 Highways … Continue reading

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