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Stonehenge

A prehistoric stone circle on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire dating in phases from 3,100 BC. There may have been wooden constructions on the site before the standing stones. It is a centre of worship for modern druids but the exact nature and purpose of the monument is still unknown. Astronomical alignments suggest a purpose but whether it was ritual, social or simply astronomical is a matter of conjecture.

The Folklore of Stonehenge includes the Heel Stone being thrown by the Devil at a monk, pinning his heel to the ground; the stones are uncountable; Merlin brought the stones from Ireland; the stones were dancing wizards turned to stone