For thousands of years, Stonehenge had stood in magnificent isolation in an empty plain in southern England. We still can’t be sure exactly when it was built, or why it was built, because it was already standing thousands of years before the first written records were made in Britain. Stonehenge comes from a time of myth and legend. Was it a temple? Was it a memorial to the dead? Was it built as a gathering place? And why was this part of England covered in so many monuments and burial sites, but so few villages?

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