Thursday, September 18, 2014

Stonehenge 'Complete Circle' Evidence Found

Stonehenge with parch marks during July 2013.  Image Courtesy of English Heritage and BBC News.
Stonehenge with parch marks during July 2013.
Image Courtesy of English Heritage and BBC News.
August 30, 2014.
BBC News has written about recently discovered parch marks at Stonehenge, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. These parch marks seen during last July suggest the stone circle was once complete which is a new discovery for the site.

"Tim Daw, who spotted the parch marks, said: "I was standing on the public path looking at the grass near the stones and thinking that we needed to find a longer hosepipe to get the parched patches to green up... A sudden lightbulb moment in my head, and I remembered that the marks were where archaeologists had looked without success for signs that there had been stone holes, and that parch marks can signify them." "

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