Category Archives: Stonehenge

Here’s how I think Stonehenge was constructed, and why it needed those carpentry joints…

WordPress has excelled itself, managing to lose this posting when I hit the Publish key! Quick repair job: here’s the new image that conveyed this blogger’s latest thinking. The secret is to slide the lintel up the artificial earth ramp … Continue reading

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Might the standing stones of Stonehenge and Avebury have been purpose-built for ‘sky burial’, providing a secure perch for crows or maybe seagulls to roost or nest?

Notice the abundance of passing visitors on the wing.  Birds like to have a safe place to perch, or indeed to roost overnight.   Is what we are seeing here merely an incidental feature of Stonehenge and similar sites with … Continue reading

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