Stonehenge: The Latest Theories — Landscape and Monumentality

Giant glacial erratic hailed as ’missing piece’ of Bluestone puzzle A giant bluestone erratic just discovered near Mumbles, on the south Gower coast, has been hailed as one of the most important glacial discoveries of the last century provoking rather excited premature claims that „it proves beyond doubt that the Irish Sea Glacier was capable […]

Stonehenge: The Latest Theories — Landscape and Monumentality

Red deer, wild boar and elk would have roamed the Stonehenge area 4,000 years before the stones were constructed, according to new research. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Scientists examined a nearby Mesolithic site and found the area was not a forest as previously thought. Instead they believe it would have been populated by grazing animals and hunter-gatherers. Scientists from the University of Southampton have examined Blick Mead, a Mesolithic archaeological site about a mile away from Stonehenge. The work has helped build […]

Red deer, wild boar and elk would have roamed the Stonehenge area 4,000 years before the stones were constructed, according to new research. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

First Day of Spring: Stonehenge crowd gathers for sunrise to celebrate the 2022 Vernal Equinox. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

The first day of spring has been marked by 1000 revellers who gathered at Stonehenge to watch the sunrise. Open access to the stones was given from first light, 05:45 GMT, by English Heritage which manages the site. Please visit our Twitter and Facebook page for more pics and videos. Blog sponsored by Stonehenge Guided […]

First Day of Spring: Stonehenge crowd gathers for sunrise to celebrate the 2022 Vernal Equinox. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Neue Analyse zeigt, wie Stonehenge als Sonnenkalender genutzt werden konnte — grenzwissenschaft-aktuell.de

Lesezeit: ca. 3 Minuten Bournemouth (Großbritannien) – Dass der berühmte Steinkreis von Stonehenge nach den Sonnenwenden ausgerichtet ist, ist bekannt. Eine neue Analyse zeigt nun noch genauer, wie die Steine in einem Sonnenkalender zur Tages-, und Jahreszeitenbestimmung genutzt werden konnten. Wie Professor Timothy Darvill von der Bournemouth University aktuell im Fachjournal „Antiquity“ (DOI: 10.15184/aqy.2022.5) berichtet,…

Neue Analyse zeigt, wie Stonehenge als Sonnenkalender genutzt werden konnte — grenzwissenschaft-aktuell.de

What are the full moon dates and names in 2022? — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Stargazers are set to witness some impressive celestial sights in 2022. As well as the full moons that come round every month, there will also be a series of supermoons to look out for. Full Moon over Stonehenge. Photo credits to Stonehenge Dronescapes THE MOON moves through many phases and can have a profound effect on our […]

What are the full moon dates and names in 2022? — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Thousands gathered at Stonehenge to celebrate the annual winter solstice. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Crowds came together for the biggest gathering at Stonehenge since the pandemic began. Thousands of people gathered at Stonehenge on Wednesday morning to celebrate the annual winter solstice. The event, which marks the first sunrise after the longest night of the year, saw 2,500 people visit the World Heritage site in Salisbury – the largest gathering at […]

Thousands gathered at Stonehenge to celebrate the annual winter solstice. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Winter solstice comes but once a year and with it comes the Renaissance Mathematicus New Year — The Renaissance Mathematicus

As I have explained over the years, being a historian of astronomy, for me, the year does not end and restart on the very arbitrary 31 December/1 January, but, in the Northern Hemisphere, with the Winter Solstice, when the Sun reaches the furthest point on its journey southwards, turns, and begins the slow climb towards […]

Winter solstice comes but once a year and with it comes the Renaissance Mathematicus New Year — The Renaissance Mathematicus

Stonehenge: the Amesbury Winter Lantern Procession 2021 — The Heritage Journal

Amesbury’s mid-winter lantern procession will take place on Monday 20th December 2021. As in previous years, the procession will start at 5.15pm in the central car park and make its way to find the Solstice lantern which will have been lit at Stonehenge and placed in the grounds of Amesbury Abbey near the spring. Along […]

Stonehenge: the Amesbury Winter Lantern Procession 2021 — The Heritage Journal

Durrington Walls: Huge Pits Confirmed as Man-Made — Landscape and Monumentality

In June last year it was reprted that a 1.2 mile-wide (2km) circle of large shafts measuring more than 10m (30ft) in diameter and 5m (15ft) in depth centred on Durrington Walls had been discovered in the Stonehenge landscape as part of the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project, led by the University of Bradford. [Ring of […]

Durrington Walls: Huge Pits Confirmed as Man-Made — Landscape and Monumentality

The First Circle of Stonehenge? — Landscape and Monumentality

SECRETS OF THE DEAD Season 19 Episode 3First aired: 03//11/2021 „A decade-long archaeological quest reveals that the oldest stones of Stonehenge originally belonged to a much earlier sacred site – a stone circle built on a rugged, remote hillside in west Wales.“ For generations many have argued over its origins, meaning and purpose but now […]

The First Circle of Stonehenge? — Landscape and Monumentality