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Stonehenge and its Environs

<b>Stonehenge and its Environs</b>Posted by Chance
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Stonehenge and its Environs by Chance The approach to Stonehenge by road from the east.

This view is one that has been seen by countless millions of motorists and their passengers travelling along the A303 to the West Country. As the sign at the side of the road says, 'Fork left for Exeter'.

Stonehenge has not changed, but in 1930, in addition to the AA box, the view included two fairly new buildings. Dead ahead, in the fork of roads, lie the custodians cottages, built in 1920, and on the opposite side of the A344 is the slightly more recent Stonehenge Cafe.
This was not a popular addition to the setting of Stonehenge, being described at the time as `a cheap, flashy little building like the worst type of bungaloid growth'.
The cottages went first, the cafe followed soon afterwards.
Chance Image Credit: Unknown - NMR 1930
Posted by Chance
13th May 2008ce
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