Scientists prove that stone monuments in Britain were built with astronomy in mind
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Durrington Dig – 10th August 2016
We are visiting Durringon Walls en-route to Stonehenge.
Durrington Walls Dig: August 2016
We are following this very carefully and including on all our August Stonehenge tours.
Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information
Over the course of the last six years a team of archaeologists from across Europe led by Professor Vince Gaffney of Bradford University have been carrying out a series of cutting-edge geophysical surveys across an area approaching 10 square kilometres in the Stonehenge landscape.
They’ve made dozens of new discoveries, some of them entirely new sites. But one of the most astonishing things they’ve found is that something – in fact a whole series of somethings – lie buried beneath the 4,500 year old bank of Durrington Walls henge. Their surveys revealed an arc of large solid anomalies, some over two metres long. But the question was what were they?
There was only one way to find out and that was to dig. Which is why the combined forces of the Stonehenge Riverside Project, the Hidden Landscapes team and the National Trust are digging at Durrington Walls this August.
At the start of our dig our…
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