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Stonehenge and its earthworks

David Nutt

Stonehenge and its earthworks

by David Nutt

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Published in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Edgar Barclay.
ContributionsBarclay, Edgar.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20117987M

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft ( metres) high, 6 ft 11 in ( metres) wide and weighing around 25 tons. “The power of Stonehenge seems to have long outlasted its original purpose, and these new finds provide a strong link to the world of late antiquity that probably provided the stories picked up.

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within is in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial. When was Stonehenge built and by who? Archaeologists have now been able to establish when the construction of Stonehenge began. Around BC saw the construction of the sarsens, this was the final splendour of Stonehenge the pinnacle of its construction.

Key works. RJM Cleal et al, Stonehenge in Its Landscape: Twentieth-century Excavations () is an invaluable reference work, and contains detailed information about all the 20th-century excavations at Stonehenge. Another key book is C Chippindale’s Stonehenge Complete (4th edn, ), which provides the best overview of the later history of Stonehenge. Stonehenge is basically made up of large standing stones that are aligned in a ring on a grassy landscape. Archaeologists believe these stones were aligned sometime during the Bronze Age or Neolithic Age, which would be around 3, B.C. and 2, B.C. Stonehenge is situated within artificially changed levels of land called earthworks.


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30 x 24 cm Notes. No copyright page found. Foldout maps in back of book difficult to lay flat during scanning. Addeddate   Stonehenge is a massive stone monument located on a chalky plain north of the modern-day city of Salisbury, England. Research shows that the site has continuously evolved over a Author: Owen Jarus.

Boo. A bad book. The subject of Stonehenge has enough mystery as to why it was built and by whom to allow anybody to take a stab at it. Its all theoretical, so why not make something up thats interesting.

Well, here it is not that interesting. The basic facts about Stonehenge are much more interesting than the drama presented here/5. “The latter part of our Journey from the entrance of Wiltshire into Salisbury was very rough and abounded with Jolts, the Holes we were obliged to go through being very many and some of them Deep; and so it was with much Relief that we left the Coach at Salisbury and hired two Horses for the road across Stonehenge and its earthworks book Avon to the Plain and Stone-henge.

Stonehenge: Making Sense of a Prehistoric Mystery (CBA Archaeology for All) by Mike Parker Pearson, Joshua Pollard, et al. | out of 5 stars Stonehenge Inn, where coachloads of Stonehenge visitors stop off for pub lunches, oblivious of the enclosure’s existence. And who can blame them.

The earthworks of Durrington Walls are visible only to the trained eye. Next to it, on its south side, is the site of Woodhenge, the remainsFile Size: KB. It is rich in detail and presents Cornwell's theory about the construction of Stonehenge. His "afterword" is very interesting in its explanation of what is known and how much is still unknown about Stonehenge.

Monsters of the Midway Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, Viet Nam, Civil Rights, and Football/5(). STONEHENGE. A New Understanding by Mike Parker Pearson.

US version of the above book. Also available in Canada. ISBN: Chalkland, an archaeology of Stonehenge and its region by Andrew J Lawson. An excellent book which looks not just at Stonehenge, but at a much wider area.

Rightly shortlisted at the British Archaeology Awards. Stonehenge in its landscape: Twentieth century excavations by Rosamund M. Cleal, Karen E. Walker and Rebecca Montague is an archaeological report on Stonehenge published in It presented the results of a two-year intensive study of all the known records of the various excavations at Stonehenge in the twentieth century, including a rephasing of the development of the her: English Heritage.

Barclay, Edgar. Stonehenge and Its Earth-Works. With Plans and Illustrations. London: D. Nutt, Fascinating and well illustrated book on Stonehenge.

Moreover, as mentioned in the book - "No. 16 is a mutilated flat barrow, 76 feet in diameter, and only 3 feet in elevation. This appears to have been one of those opened by Dr. Stukeley. Stonehenge, prehistoric stone circle monument, cemetery, and archaeological site located on Salisbury Plain, about 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.

It was built in six stages between and BCE, during the transition from the Neolithic Period to the Bronze Age. Rosemary Hill's fine book Stonehenge gathers together all of the tales that have been spun around the stones since its first appearance in the annals. Reading it. Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about kilometres ( mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometres ( mi) north of Salisbury.

One of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones. The authors appear to have no problem with the idea that many or most of the sarsens at Stonehenge have come from the neighbourhood.

If the North Barrow is indeed older than the Stonehenge embankment, it shows that bluestone fragments were present in this landscape before work started on the Stonehenge earthworks.

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of enge’s ring of standing stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.

Archaeologists believe it was constructed from BC to. The secrets surrounding Stonehenge and its creation have captivated minds for centuries, with each discovery about the landmark peeling away a.

STONEHENGE AND THE HOPEWELL EARTHWORKS Join us on Friday April 29th at the Ohio State University's Newark Campus for an extraordinary opportunity to hear one of the world's experts on Stonehenge speak about "Merlins Magic Circles: Stonehenge and the use of the Preseli Bluestones.", OSU-Newark Campus, Founders Hall Auditorium, Friday evening, April 29th PM.

1. Stonehenge was built in phases. Around B.C. a circular earthwork was constructed at the site, consisting of a ditch (dug using tools. Her book is a treasure: stylish, thoughtful, miraculously condensed, and as full of knowledge as megalith is full of megalith * Sunday Times * She brings genuine originality to the cultural history of Stonehenge; nobody has until now considered it as literature, poetry and art, in this comprehensive way * Times Literary Supplement * A fascinating overview * Time Out * This is a fascinating /5(12).

Stonehenge is a megalithic monument on the Salisbury Plain in Southern England. It is one of Britain's greatest national icons, symbolizing mystery, power and endurance.

Its original purpose is unclear, but some have speculated that it was a temple made for the worship of ancient earth deities.Read a full history of one of the world’s most famous prehistoric monuments, from its origins about 5, years ago to the 21st century.

InCecil and Mary Chubb gifted Stonehenge to the nation. Our series of blog posts traces the conservation and care of Stonehenge over years. Take an.Stonehenge Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on Stonehenge.