Archaeologists have found new evidence that rewrites the history of the Stonehenge landscape. One of the newly-discovered sites even predates the construction of the world famous monument itself.
FASCINATING FINDS: Flint arrow heads give a secure early Neolithic date
The remains, found at LarkhillandBulford, were unearthed during excavations being carried out before the building of a series of brand new Army houses.
At Larkhill, the discovery of a Neolithic causewayed enclosure – a major ceremonial gathering place some 200 meters in diameter – dating from around 3650 BC radically changes our view of the Stonehenge landscape. About 70 enclosures of this type are known across the UK, although this is only the second discovery in the Stonehenge landscape, with the other further to the northwest at Robin Hood’s Ball on the Salisbury Plain Training Area. In the Wessex region they occur on hilltops and, along with long…
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