New prehistoric stone monument find near Stonehenge

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The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project reveals traces of standing stones beneath Durrington Walls super-henge The remains of a major new prehistoric stone monument have been discovered less than 3 kilometres from Stonehenge. Using cutting edge, multi-sensor technologies the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project has revealed evidence for a large stone monument hidden beneath the bank of the later Durrington Walls ‘super-henge’.

Source: Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology

The new surveys is evidence that Durrington Walls, within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site, had a large row of standing stones with a configuration unique to British archaeology. This new finding may influence understanding of Stonehenge itself.

See also: Stonehenge researchers ‘may have found largest Neolithic site’ – BBC News

‘Archaeology on steroids’: huge ritual arena discovered near Stonehenge

Stonehenge’s big brother, Durrington Walls, in pictures – Telegraph

Oh how they danced…


  5 comments for “New prehistoric stone monument find near Stonehenge

  1. Bones
    September 8, 2015 at 8:05 PM

    No one knows who they were, or what they were doing

  2. September 8, 2015 at 10:04 PM

    This is my favorite movie. Possibly of all time.

  3. Anomalous
    September 8, 2015 at 10:29 PM

    “The stones all go to eleven. Look – eleven, eleven, eleven…”

  4. One Eyed Jack
    September 8, 2015 at 10:38 PM

    That movie is 11 on my top 10 list.

  5. S. Madison
    September 8, 2015 at 10:40 PM

    Is Durrington Walls also endanger of being crushed by a dwarf? 😉

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