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The building stones of Wales are many and varied reflecting the diverse geology of the country. Wikipedia

  • Geology of Wales

    Complex and varied; its study has been of considerable historical significance in the development of geology as a science. All geological periods from the Cryogenian (late Precambrian) to the Jurassic are represented at outcrop, whilst younger sedimentary rocks occur beneath the seas immediately off the Welsh coast. Wikipedia

  • There are many prehistoric sites and structures of interest remaining from prehistoric Britain, spanning the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. Among the most important are the Wiltshire sites around Stonehenge and Avebury, which are designated as a World Heritage site. Wikipedia

  • Preseli Hills

    Range of hills in north Pembrokeshire, west Wales, mostly within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The range stretches from the proximity of Newport in the west to Crymych in the east, some 13 mi in extent. Wikipedia

  • Cup and ring mark

    Cup and ring marks or cup marks are a form of prehistoric art found in the Atlantic seaboard of Europe (Ireland, Wales, Northern England, Scotland, France (Brittany), Portugal, and Spain (Galicia) – and in Mediterranean Europe – Italy (in Alpine valleys and Sardinia) and Greece (Thessaly and Irakleia (Cyclades) ), as well as in Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland) and in Switzerland (at Caschenna in Grisons). Two studies published in 2019 found that the population which built Britain's Stonehenge descended predominantly from Fertile Crescent, South Slavic, Anatolian, and Aegean farmers (see also Neolithic Agricultural Revolution), and while female lineages were varied, male lineages belonged almost exclusively to Eastern European and Mediterranean males of I2a genetic lineage. Wikipedia

  • Theories about Stonehenge

    Stonehenge has been the subject of many theories about its origin, ranging from the academic worlds of archaeology to explanations from mythology and the paranormal. Many early historians were influenced by supernatural folktales in their explanations. Wikipedia

  • This article lists the oldest known surviving free-standing buildings constructed in the world, including on each of the continents and within each country. Defined as any human-made structure used or interface for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy. Wikipedia


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