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Stonehenge and its Environs


The stone diaries

Article from Neal Ascherson in The Observer, Sunday 13 June 2004, considering the dilemmas Stonehenge presents to developers.

Lose the roaring A roads and restore the empty grassland around Stonehenge? Sounds like a great plan - but objectors say it is missing the opportunity of the century

A week tomorrow is the summer solstice. The druids, the pilgrims and an assorted army of expectant people will gather at Stonehenge to greet the dawn. If it's clear weather, they will hope to see the disc of the midsummer sun appear in the gap between two of the huge sarsen uprights, in line with the single monolith of the heel stone. Then they will sing and rejoice and inhale the flow of spiritual force. Continues here...
Jane Posted by Jane
14th June 2004ce
Edited 10th February 2006ce

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