Stonehenge 'complete circle' evidence found

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Stonehenge 'complete circle' evidence found

Postby Grahame Gardner » Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:53 am

BBC News wrote:Evidence that the outer stone circle at Stonehenge was once complete has been found, because a hosepipe used to water the site was not long enough.

Parch marks in the grass, in an area that had not been watered, have revealed places where two "missing" huge sarsen stones may once have stood.

The marks were spotted by an English Heritage steward who alerted archaeologists to their existence.

Previous scientific techniques such as geophysics failed to find any evidence.

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It has long been a matter of conjecture whether the sarsen ring was ever completed - this suggests that it once was. Given how much the site has been mucked around with over the years, I find it surprising that this hasn't been discovered before.

I wonder if Tim Daw is any relation to our own Paul Daw?
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it - Terry Pratchett.
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