Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire

Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire
Photograph taken 1987 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: BB88/02614

A view of Stonehenge from the south-east, looking over the ditch, bank, the Station Stone and towards the Sarsen circle. The henge is believed to have been built in circa 2,000 BC and undoubtedly had a religious or ceremonial significance. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

Wiltshire Stonehenge

Period

Prehistoric (to AD42)

Tags

stone circle henge sarsen station ditch bank religion prehistoric (to ad42) english heritage