Course overview

This day school will attempt to unravel the competing theories that exist on the purpose of Stonehenge and offer a view of why it is where it is; the stages of its development; and its place in British prehistory.

Course description

The Stonehenge landscape as seen today, took around 1,500 years to develop by people of different cultures and beliefs – no wonder its purpose is still a mystery.

Theories have included that it is: a temple; observatory; place of healing, a recreation of an ancestral sacred place; and many more. In attempting to unlock this mystery, Stonehenge will be considered in the wider context of the spread of farming and similar megalithic monuments from the so-called fertile crescent in modern day Iraq to Europe and the British Isles.

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