Whatever its exact history, origins or age, thousands each year flock to Stonehenge to welcome the sun on the summer solstice.
Massive Wooden Fire Monument Is Older Than Stonehenge
Archaeologists looking for Stonehenge origins 'are digging in wrong place'. The axis of Glastonbury Abbey points toward Stonehenge, and there is some evidence that it was built on a stretch on ancient trackway which once ran between the two Choirs". The Independent. Some legends held that Merlin had a giant build the structure for him or that he had magically transported it from Mount Killaraus in Irelandwhile others held the Devil responsible. A study by researchers at the Royal College of Art, London, has proposed that the bluestones may have been attractive for their acoustic properties.