History at Home

What is a Henge?

It features at some of the most iconic neolithic sites, but what does a henge actually represent?

Secrets of our Sites

Stonehenge in Wiltshire is a wonder of the ancient world and perhaps the most iconic prehistoric monument on Earth. But to fully understand what this unique place meant to the people who built it, we have to look to the wider landscape... revealing some surprising connections. 

Join anthropologist and author Mary-Ann Ochota as she uncovers some of the hidden secrets of this world-famous English landmark. 

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