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Stonehenge. Wiltshire. England

The Wiltshire downs around the site of Stonehenge are rich in pre-historic features. The earliest date from 8500 BCE. The earliest features at the Stonehenge site date from 3000 BCE. The present monument, the rings of standing trilithons, was erected around 2500 BCE. The last activity at the site took place around 1800 - 1500 BCE. Stonehenge was the site of 150 burials & 64 cremations. As a sacred site, the stones were laid out as an astronomical instrument to mark the two solcistes.