Ancient sites similar to or like Stonehenge

Prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 mi west of Amesbury. Wikipedia

  • Bluestonehenge

    Prehistoric henge and stone circle monument that was discovered by the Stonehenge Riverside Project about 1 mi south-east of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Ditch of the henge and a series of stone settings, none of which is visible above ground. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge Cursus

    Large Neolithic cursus monument on Salisbury plain, near to Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Roughly 3 km long and between 100 m and 150 m wide. Wikipedia

  • Newgrange

    Prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located 8 km west of Drogheda on the north side of the River Boyne. Exceptionally grand passage tomb built during the Neolithic period, around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. Wikipedia

  • West Kennet Long Barrow

    Chambered long barrow located near the village of Avebury in the south-western English county of Wiltshire. Probably constructed in the thirty-seventh century BCE, during Britain's Early Neolithic period, today it survives in a partially reconstructed state. Wikipedia

  • Normanton Down Barrows

    Neolithic and Bronze Age barrow cemetery located about 0.6 mi south of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. The burials date from between 2600 and 1600 BC and consist of a Neolithic long barrow and some 40 or more Bronze Age round barrows, sited along the crest of a low ridge. Wikipedia

  • Woodhenge

    Neolithic Class II henge and timber circle monument within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in Wiltshire, England. 2 mi north-east of Stonehenge, just north of the town of Amesbury. Wikipedia

  • Henge which is part of the Stonehenge Landscape in Wiltshire, England. Only discovered in the 20th century. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge Avenue

    Ancient avenue on Salisbury plain, Wiltshire, England. Part of the Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wikipedia

  • Standing Stones of Stenness

    Neolithic monument five miles northeast of Stromness on the mainland of Orkney, Scotland. This may be the oldest henge site in the British Isles. Wikipedia

  • Maiden Castle, Dorset

    Iron Age hill fort 1.6 mi south west of Dorchester, in the English county of Dorset. Hill forts were fortified hill-top settlements constructed across Britain during the Iron Age. Wikipedia

  • Mayburgh Henge

    Large prehistoric monument in the county of Cumbria in northern England. In the care of English Heritage and is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Wikipedia

  • Bryn Celli Ddu

    Prehistoric site on the Welsh island of Anglesey located near Llanddaniel Fab. Its name means 'the mound in the dark grove'. Wikipedia

  • Knowth

    Neolithic passage grave and an ancient monument of the World Heritage Site of Brú na Bóinne located 8.4 km west of Drogheda in Ireland's valley of the River Boyne. Largest passage grave of the Brú na Bóinne complex. Wikipedia

  • Fir Clump Stone Circle

    Stone circle located in Burderop Wood near Wroughton in the south-western English county of Wiltshire. Part of a tradition of stone circle construction that spread throughout much of Britain, Ireland, and Brittany during the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, over a period between 3300 and 900 BCE. Wikipedia

  • Castlerigg stone circle

    Situated near Keswick in Cumbria, North West England. Constructed as a part of a megalithic tradition that lasted from 3,300 to 900 BC, during the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Ages. Wikipedia

  • Barnenez

    Neolithic monument located near Plouezoc'h, on the Kernéléhen peninsula in northern Finistère, Brittany (France). Considered one of the earliest megalithic monuments in Europe, as well as one of the oldest man-made structures in the world, Wikipedia

  • Unstan Chambered Cairn

    Neolithic chambered cairn located about 2 mi north-east of Stromness on Mainland, Orkney, Scotland. Built on a promontory that extends into the Loch of Stenness near the settlement of Howe. Wikipedia

  • Skara Brae

    Stone-built Neolithic settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of Mainland, the largest island in the Orkney archipelago of Scotland. Occupied from roughly 3180 BC to about 2500 BC and is Europe's most complete Neolithic village. Wikipedia

  • Cadson Bury

    Iron Age hillfort about 2 mi south-west of Callington, in Cornwall, England. Owned by the National Trust, and has been a scheduled monument since 24 October 1950. Wikipedia

  • The Longstone, Mottistone

    Megalithic monument near the village of Mottistone, close to the south west coast of the Isle of Wight. Only megalithic monument on the Island. Wikipedia

  • Battlesbury Camp

    Site of an Iron Age bivallate hill fort on Battlesbury Hill near the town of Warminster in Wiltshire, South West England. Excavations and surveys at the site have uncovered various finds and archaeological evidence. Wikipedia

  • Necropolis of Soderstorf

    Prehistoric cemetery in the valley of the Luhe river valley near Soderstorf in the Lüneburg district of Lower Saxony, Germany. Used for more than 2000 years. Wikipedia

  • Neolithic monument that constitutes part of the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site in Ireland. Barely visible today but extended around 100 m from the valley of the River Mattock to climb the ridge occupied by the Newgrange tomb. Wikipedia

  • Prehistoric, Neolithic tell, about 2 ha in size, located between Krak des Chevaliers and Homs, in Syria. Discovered in 2004 through finds of bronze age and neolithic materials and three megalithic monuments as part of a survey by a combined project that commenced as a partnership of the Museum of Lebanese Prehistory, Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums in Syria, the Mila and Fontanals Institution of the Higher Council for Scientific Research and the International Institute for Prehistoric Research in the University of Cantabria (Santander). Wikipedia

  • Chalkland spring in Wiltshire, England, with a constant temperature of around 11 degrees C so that it never freezes. Close to an Iron Age hill fort known as Vespasian's Camp and about a mile from the Stonehenge ancient monument. Wikipedia

  • Round Loaf

    Late-Neolithic or Bronze Age tumulus on Anglezarke Moor in the West Pennine Moors near Chorley in Lancashire, England. Scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Wikipedia

  • Cranmore Castle

    Iron Age earthwork situated on a hillside above the Devon town of Tiverton in south-west England. SS958118. Wikipedia

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  • Hampshire has few monuments to show from these early periods, although nearby Stonehenge was built in several phases at some time between 3100 and 2200 BCE.Hampshire-Wikipedia
  • The Hampshire Avon, which links Stonehenge to the sea, passes through Fordingbridge and Ringwood and then forms the modern border between Hampshire and Dorset.Hampshire-Wikipedia
  • During this period giant megalithic monuments, such as the Megalithic Temples of Malta and Stonehenge, were constructed throughout Western and Southern Europe.Europe-Wikipedia
  • One of the first sites to undergo archaeological excavation was Stonehenge and other megalithic monuments in England.Archaeology-Wikipedia
  • The development has been likened to building a "skyscraper beside Stonehenge".University of Oxford-Wikipedia
  • Another consequence of the strict grid plan of most of Manhattan, and the grid's skew of approximately 28.9 degrees, is a phenomenon sometimes referred to as Manhattanhenge (by analogy with Stonehenge).Manhattan-Wikipedia
  • Recent tooth enamel isotope research on bodies found in early Bronze Age graves around Stonehenge indicate that at least some of the migrants came from the area of modern Switzerland.Bronze Age-Wikipedia
  • In 2010 the organisation sent an email to open access photograph agency fotoLibra, attempting to ban the unauthorised commercial use of photographs of Stonehenge.English Heritage-Wikipedia
  • It was during this time that major Neolithic monuments such as Stonehenge and Avebury were constructed.England-Wikipedia
  • Ancient, military, and uninhabited structures, such as Stonehenge, are sometimes instead classified as scheduled monuments and protected by much older legislation, whilst cultural landscapes such as parks and gardens are currently "listed" on a non-statutory basis.Listed building-Wikipedia
  • English Heritage is the guardian of over 400 sites and monuments, the most famous of which include Stonehenge, Iron Bridge and Dover Castle.English Heritage-Wikipedia
  • Many ancient standing stone monuments were erected during the prehistoric period; amongst the best known are Stonehenge, Devil's Arrows, Rudston Monolith and Castlerigg.England-Wikipedia
  • Stonehenge and Avebury are perhaps the most famous Neolithic sites in the UK.Wiltshire-Wikipedia
  • Megaliths found at Nabta Playa are overt examples of probably the world's first known archaeoastronomy devices, predating Stonehenge by some 2,000 years.Sahara-Wikipedia
  • The project was instigated by Tim Daw, a local farmer and steward of Stonehenge.Tumulus-Wikipedia
  • The RFC's first fatal crash was on 5 July 1912 near Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain.Royal Flying Corps-Wikipedia
  • Other signs of early metals are found from the third millennium BC in places like Palmela (Portugal), Los Millares (Spain), and Stonehenge (United Kingdom).Metallurgy-Wikipedia
  • Within its portfolio are Stonehenge, Dover Castle, Tintagel Castle and the best preserved parts of Hadrian's Wall.English Heritage-Wikipedia
  • The prehistoric monument at Stonehenge (c.Surveying-Wikipedia
  • In later years, mobile "peace convoys" of New Age travelers made summer pilgrimages to free music festivals at Stonehenge and elsewhere.Hippie-Wikipedia
  • Salisbury Plain is noted for being the location of the Stonehenge and Avebury stone circles and other ancient landmarks, and as a training area for the British Army.Wiltshire-Wikipedia
  • The tour in support of Born Again included a giant set of the Stonehenge monument.Black Sabbath-Wikipedia
  • These tombs were constructed prior to 3,000 BC making them older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.County Meath-Wikipedia
  • The hilltop at Old Sarum lies near the Neolithic sites of Stonehenge and Avebury and shows some signs of early settlement.Salisbury-Wikipedia
  • Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is 8 mi northwest of Salisbury.Salisbury-Wikipedia
  • Other collection pieces include a collection of Stonehenge-like stone blocks, a house sitting atop an engineering building in Warren College called Fallen Star, a table by Jenny Holzer, a building that flashes the names of vices and virtues in bright neon lights, and three metallic Eucalyptus trees.University of California, San Diego-Wikipedia
  • In King's Meadow, the hill at the far south of the site, is a modern small megalith circle which, like Stonehenge, is coordinated with the summer solstice, and since 1990 represents a stone circle.Glastonbury Festival-Wikipedia
  • One of Macready's innovations—the use of Stonehenge-like structures on stage to indicate an ancient setting—proved enduring on stage into the 20th century, and can be seen in the 1983 television version starring Laurence Olivier.King Lear-Wikipedia
  • These megalithic burial chambers, or cromlechi, were built between 6000 and 5000 BP, during the early Neolithic period, the first of them about 1500 years before either Stonehenge or the Egyptian Great Pyramid of Giza was completed.Glamorgan-Wikipedia
  • In the north of the county are the Preseli Hills, a wide stretch of high moorland supporting sheep farming and some forestry, with many prehistoric sites and the probable source of the bluestones used in the construction of the inner circle of Stonehenge in England.Pembrokeshire-Wikipedia

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