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Stonehenge: Did the stone circle originally stand in Wales? Find backs theory that monument was dismantled and dragged over 140 miles to Wiltshire.

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One of Britain’s biggest and oldest stone circles has been found in Wales – and could be the original building blocks of Stonehenge.Stonehenge will be the focus of a new BBC documentary, airing for the first time on Friday (February 12th).

Archaeological investigations as part of the ‘Stones of Stonehenge’ research project, led by Professor Mike Parker Pearson of University College London, previously excavated two bluestone quarries in the Preseli Hills

  • They believe it was dismantled and rebuilt as the first stage of Stonehenge
  • It has an identical diameter to the ditch surrounding Stonehenge, they found
  • Waun Mawn is close to the quarries the Stonehenge bluestones were made from
    Archaeologists have unearthed Britain’s third largest stone circle in Wales

Archaeologists uncovered the remains of the Waun Mawn site in Pembrokeshire’s Preseli Hills.

They believe the stones could have been dismantled and rebuilt 150 miles (240 km) away on Salisbury…

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