Another henge

A short car journey north of Stonehenge is Woodhenge.  It is far smaller in circumference and visitor levels.  There is no visitors centre, ticket office or security fencing.  Instead, there is  a sign explaining that it was found on an aerial photograph in 1925 after which Maud and Benjamin Cunningham excavated the site.

The wood above the ground which made up this henge is now long gone.  Concrete posts have been put into the ground at each point where the excavations showed there was a post.  An artist created this impression of what it may have looked like.

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There is also a map showing the rings made by these wooden posts.

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You can discern the colours mentioned on the sign above, the blue is a very light blue painted on the top of the closest posts.  The pictures here are again taken by my friend Randy.

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