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Stonehenge and its Environs


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In his letter to The Times (Saturday, 16 September) Mike Pitts, Editor of the British Archaeological magazine, writes –
Littlestone Posted by Littlestone
19th September 2017ce

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Quote from Mike Pitts' letter : "All archaeological excavation is both destructive and creative ... " I agree with him there.

There is also another letter in that edition of the Times as follows:
"The argument that the tunnel will clear a traffic bottleneck is risible: it will merely move the bottleneck another ten miles down the A303. There will be gridlock from the top of Wylie Down going west to Willoughby Hedge, some five miles further on. The next stretch of dual carriageway is at Mere. The tunnel is not necessary. There are better uses for the forecast sum of £1.6million."
James Bishop
Wincanton, Somerset.

I have to say in the current climate of uncertainty and upheaval it would be better to leave well enough alone. And it is well enough. Suspect Mike Pitts is looking for some archaeological glory to bask in.
tjj Posted by tjj
19th September 2017ce
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