Stonehenge, Prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England
Description: Stonehenge is a massive stone monument located on a chalky plain north of the modern-day city of Salisbury, England.
History: Constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC, Stonehenge is perhaps the world’s most famous prehistoric monument.
Culture: It has been a legally protected Scheduled Ancient Monument since 1882 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986.
Practical: The site is managed by English Heritage and the surrounding land is owned by the National Trust.
Did you know ?: Despite numerous theories, the purpose and methods used to construct Stonehenge remain a mystery.
Inception: 30 Century BCE
Architectural style: prehistoric Britain
Diameter: 30 m
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Material: sarsen, bluestone
Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap
Stonehenge is a massive stone monument located on a chalky plain north of the modern-day city of Salisbury, England.
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Wiltshire, England.
Aubrey holes are a circle of 56 pits at Stonehenge, believed to have held timber posts or stones.
Stonehenge Avenue is a prehistoric processional pathway in Wiltshire, England.
The Altar Stone is a significant megalith within the Stonehenge monument.
The Stonehenge Landscape is a historically rich area with a complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments.