Second stone circle found one mile from Stonehenge
Sunday, October 4, 2009
Archaeologists have revealed that evidence of a second stone circle has been found near the site of United Kingdom. It is thought the smaller circle was built around the same time, making it 5,000 years old.in the
Only chips remain of the 27 stones that made up the site, which was built from Wales. From there they were dragged 200 miles to be built just one mile (two kilometres) from Stonehenge.rocks thought to have originated in the in
Because the rocks it is made from are known to appear blue, the site has been given the name. Although the stones are gone, the holes they left remain. Stonehenge was linked to the by a pathway, and Bluehenge lies at the end of it.
The BBC quotes researchers working on the site, which was excavated over the summer by , as calling the discovery "very important". A full report is expected in February 2010.
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