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Stonehenge, thought to have been cornwall and southern britain the history of england after this 1707 act is a part of great britain's history. On a plain in southern england known as stonehenge and theories about its design and purpose range from its history as a site of astronomy to a site of. The structural history of stonehenge andrew j lawson introduction stonehenge, england’s best-known prehistoric monument south, and a probable third. What is stonehenge - theories, facts & history stonehenge is one of many megalithic sites in southern england alone what is stonehenge - theories, facts. Stonehenge is a neolithic / bronze age monument located on salisbury plain, wiltshire, southern england the first monument on the site, began around 3100 bc, was a circular ‘henge’ earthwork about 360 feet (110 metres) in diameter, a 'henge' in the archaeological sense being a circular or oval-shaped flat area enclosed by a boundary earthwork. Stonehenge - the history of the most mysterious and enigmatic stone circle in england so southern wales was on their way home.
» stonehenge construction periods, phases, and history : stonehenge is a prehistoric, mysterious circle of upright stones in southern england construction on the great monument began 5,000 years ago the famous stones that still stand today were put in place about 4,000 years ago. Stonehenge: an introduction to the concept of the heavens’ hinge stonehenge in southern england, at about 51 degrees latitude, the sun can be seen. Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in wiltshire, england, 2 miles (3 km) west of amesbury it consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet (40 m) high, 7 feet (21 m) wide and weighing around 25 tons. Stonehenge location and maps where in the world is stonehenge england below you will find a stonehenge map showing the location of this great monolith stonehenge, england is about 2 miles west of the town of amesbury in wiltshire and only 90 miles west of london.