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Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury ... There is evidence of large-scale construction on and around the monument that perhaps extends the land...

Stonehenge: Facts & Theories About Mysterious Monument

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Oct 3, 2014 ... The biggest of Stonehenge's stones, known as sarsens, are up to 30 feet (9 meters) tall and weigh 25 tons (22.6 metric tons) on average.

Stonehenge - History of Stonehenge | English Heritage

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The Greater, or Stonehenge, Cursus, a huge rectangular earthwork enclosure 1.7 miles long, seen from the air in 2000. The earliest structures known in the ...

Stonehenge -- World Heritage Site -- National Geographic

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Get facts, photos, and travel tips for Stonehenge, a World Heritage site in England, from ... Photo: Parliament, Big Ben, and the London Eye along the Thames.

How it was built - Stonehenge.co.uk - Your guide to Stonehenge, the ...

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The first Stonehenge was a large earthwork or Henge, comprising a ditch, bank, and the Aubrey holes, all probably built around 3100 BC. The Aubrey holes are ...

How and why was Stonehenge built? - Bradshaw Foundation

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The fact that Stonehenge was not built overnight does not in any way diminish the scale of the undertaking. ... The stones were surely too heavy for timber rollers.

The Mystery Of Stonehenge? What Is It And What Was It's Use

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The Neolithic age in which Stonehenge was built is so long ago that firm, factual information is sparse. As a result there is no shortage of conflicting dates and ...

Seven Wonders of the Midieval World - Stonehenge

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Stonehenge, in many peoples' minds, is the most mysterious place in the world. .... Pearson also points out that a site as big as Stonehenge would have required  ...

A bigger, older Stonehenge has been unearthed by scientists a mile ...

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Sep 8, 2015 ... Researchers believe that it's older than Stonehenge and was used as a "ritual arena" of some sort. "We don't think there's anything quite like ...

The stones that make Stonehenge have a story of their own to tell.

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Most people believe that Stonehenge is a free-standing structure with ... The size of some of the bigger ones is 8ft wide by 5ft thick and 25ft long, and the weight ...

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Stonehenge - British History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Stonehenge, including videos, interesting articles, ... structures called trilithons that stand tall in the center of Stonehenge.

10 facts about Stonehenge | History Extra

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Sep 11, 2014 ... Stonehenge has a long relationship with astronomers, the report explains. In 1720, Dr Halley used magnetic deviation and the position of the ...

Stonehenge - University of Oregon

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Stonehenge: Stonehenge is a monumental circular setting of large standing stones surrounded by a circular earthwork, built in prehistoric times beginning about ...