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Minivanman
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I don't believe it!

"Well it was there last night cariad, honest" 

Seems that all of Stonehenge might originally have come from here in Wales, and not just those smaller blue stones.

What cheek, you turn your back for five minutes...  😆

Stonehenge: Did the stone circle originally stand in Wales? - BBC News

 

 


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I just hope a rumour that it was built by slave labour isn’t started and we have a baying mob destroying it!

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Also, archaeologists are now saying that thankfully they didn’t use Hermes back in 3000BC or it would still be in transit.

 

 


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It was probably sold off by the Welsh as a job lot. Probably as bridge pier supports! 😀

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This story has been re-cycled for about 50 years now ! ! !..

 

Yeah.. I remember being told about it that far back.... ( and probably even before then !. )

 

Must be a "slow news day" ... and the editors are looking around for "infilling" stories.... !

 

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Is that the case @shutter ?

They always knew or at least assumed the blue stones came from Pembrokeshire, but not that the whole lot once stood upright and in a circle here.

Must have taken some shifting either way.

 

 

 


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Sent them back to Wales.....

Much cheaper than building that bypass that the locals don’t want.

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@gleneagles 

Who are these 'locals' that do not want the (underground) bypass?

But fine, we'll have 'em back in Wales just... so long as it's not click and collect! 

 


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If only Monty Python was still about; I can imagine Cleese and Co. doing a hilarious sketch about trying to get a slot for a Stonehenge delivery.

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Hermes offer a pick up from your location service for an extra 60p or so.

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There's always interest in the stones coming from wales for some reason but what nobody ever seems interested in is what on earth was buried under the stones.

 

There are actually 3 tunnels outside of the stones (well hidden but visible on google earth) which lead directly under the site. Nobody has ever published what was under it and the tunnels have been sealed off and English Heritage seem to like keeping quiet about this too.

 

Further in the 60s, many of the stones were actually rearranged by archaeologists (sorry if i spelt that wrong) with many being stood back up, some being moved etc. What you see there today is not what it looked like decades ago. You could argue that it's been "tampered" with.

https://blog.english-heritage.org.uk/excavation-restoration-stonehenge-1950s-60s/

Despite what we keep being told about the site i'm not completely convinced that there isn't more to it.

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This is the earliest image I've found credited to a John Speed in 1611 so I can only suppose that a few were knocked off going by the first photographs taken in the mid to late 19th century so not seeing much difference m'self.

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All interesting stuff for those archaeologists.

Has anybody mentioned the Holy Grail yet?

Y'never know.  🤠

 

 


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@Minivanman wrote:

@gleneagles 

Who are these 'locals' that do not want the (underground) bypass?

But fine, we'll have 'em back in Wales just... so long as it's not click and collect! 

 


Rachel Hosier is one such local who owns a farm nearby and gives good reasons why the area should not be disturbed by building the bypass.

Likely she is supported by other locals who are in agreement with comments made by a number of well known archelogists.

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