Barrows alongside A303, Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Barrows alongside A303, Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Photograph taken 25th February 2001 © Historic England Archive ref: NMR 21171/04

A group of barrows on either side of the A303 trunk road. Road building in the Stonehenge landscape has caused damage to some prehistoric features in the past. Aerial surveys are used now before such schemes in order to avoid further problems.

Location

Wiltshire Stonehenge

Period

Prehistoric (to AD42)

Tags

aerial view archaeology barrow burial religion faith death preservation