Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire

Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire
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A plan of Stonehenge. Stonehenge is believed to have been a 'religious' site with a strong astronomical component. It was first built around 3,000BC and was modified over about 1,500 years. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

Wiltshire Stonehenge

Period

Prehistoric (to AD42)

Tags

henge plan view stone circle neolithic ditch prehistoric (to ad42) english heritage stone age