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318238
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Stonehenge
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51.178862° N, 1.825951° W
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SP4 7DE
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0870 333 1181

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  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 8, 2011

    Awe-inspiring as it is, the Stonehenge that stands today is only part of the original construction, which has suffered a great deal from both weather damage and human pillage of its rock. Archaeologists believe the construction of the site was carried out in three main stages, which have been labeled Stonehenge I, Stonehenge II and Stonehenge III. See the Timeline for details. Stonehenge stands in a grassy field in the Wiltshire countryside, and must have been a highly atmospheric site over the millennia since its construction. continue reading →

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Bibliography of Stonehenge

  1. Official Website of Stonehenge.” English Heritage. Web. Official website.
  2. National Geographic: Stonehenge Decoded.
  3. North, John. Stonehenge: A New Interpretation of Prehistoric Man and the Cosmos. Free Press. 2007. Print.
  4. Chippindale, Christopher. Stonehenge Complete. Thames & Hudson. 2004. Print.
  5. Johnson, Anthony. Solving Stonehenge: The Key to an Ancient Enigma. Thames & Hudson. 2008. Print.

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Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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