6.6 feet (2 meters)
The site and its surroundings were added to the UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1986.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England, about 2
miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. One of the
Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the
wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe.
Stonehenge is surely Britain's greatest national icon, symbolizing mystery, power
and endurance. Its original purpose is unclear to us, but some have speculated ...
English Heritage have divided their site into five clear sections: the known historical information, details of Stonehenge's
status as a World Heritage site, an FAQ, an interactive map with pictures and visitor information. More »
Your guide to Stonehenge, other ancient sites and stone circles in Britain, with
practical information to make your visit easier.
Sep 7, 2015 ... Stone monoliths found buried near Stonehenge could have been part of the
largest Neolithic monument built in Britain, archaeologists believe.
Oct 3, 2014 ... Stonehenge, a huge prehistoric monument, was built 5000 years ago in England.
Its builders and its purpose remain a mystery.
Find out more about the history of Stonehenge, including videos, interesting
articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.
We now know that Stonehenge was in the making for at least 400 years. The first
phase, built around 3000 B.C., was a simple circular earthwork enclosure ...