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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.

Location: Amesbury

Inception: 30 Century BCE

Architectural style: prehistoric Britain

Diameter: 30 m

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible

Material: sarsen, bluestone

Phone: +448703331181

Website: english-heritage.org.uk/stonehenge

Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap

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Stonehenge Prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge is a massive stone monument located on a chalky plain north of the modern-day city of Salisbury, England.

United Kingdom 8 m
Stonehenge
Stonehenge Prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England
United Kingdom 8 m
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites Prehistoric monument in England.

Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Wiltshire, England.

United Kingdom 64 m
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites Prehistoric monument in England.
United Kingdom 64 m
Aubrey holes Neolithic chalk pits in the United Kingdom

Aubrey holes are a circle of 56 pits at Stonehenge, believed to have held timber posts or stones.

United Kingdom 53 m
Aubrey holes
Aubrey holes Neolithic chalk pits in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom 53 m
Stonehenge Avenue Ancient ceremonial path in the United Kingdom

Stonehenge Avenue is a prehistoric processional pathway in Wiltshire, England.

United Kingdom 64 m
Stonehenge Avenue
Stonehenge Avenue Ancient ceremonial path in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom 64 m
Altar Stone Megalith in the United Kingdom

The Altar Stone is a significant megalith within the Stonehenge monument.

United Kingdom 6 m
Altar Stone
Altar Stone Megalith in the United Kingdom
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Heelstone Block of sarsen stone in England

United Kingdom 7 m
Heelstone
Heelstone Block of sarsen stone in England
United Kingdom 7 m
Stonehenge and Associated Monuments Part of a World Heritage site in the United Kingdom

United Kingdom 52 m
Stonehenge and Associated Monuments
Stonehenge and Associated Monuments Part of a World Heritage site in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom 52 m
Milestone Opposite Stonehenge Milestone in Amesbury, Wiltshire, UK

United Kingdom 84 m
Milestone Opposite Stonehenge
Milestone Opposite Stonehenge Milestone in Amesbury, Wiltshire, UK
United Kingdom 84 m
Stonehenge Landscape Prehistoric monument in the United Kingdom

The Stonehenge Landscape is a historically rich area with a complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments.

United Kingdom 128 m
Stonehenge Landscape
Stonehenge Landscape Prehistoric monument in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom 128 m
Milestone Milestone in Amesbury, Wiltshire, UK

United Kingdom 233 m
Milestone
Milestone Milestone in Amesbury, Wiltshire, UK
United Kingdom 233 m
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