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Timothy Daw
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I live on the edge of the Marlborough Downs and work part time at Stonehenge. This blog represents only my own opinions and thoughts, not that of any current or past employer or co-worker.
I live on the edge of the Marlborough Downs and work part time at Stonehenge. This blog represents only my own opinions and thoughts, not that of any current or past employer or co-worker.

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Stonehenge Parchmarks Return in 2017
You may remember that I was a co-author of a paper on Parchmarks at Stonehenge Banton, S., Bowden, M., Daw, T., Grady, D., & Soutar, S. (2014). Parchmarks at Stonehenge, July 2013. Antiquity, 88(341), 733-739. doi:10.1017/S0003598X00050651 Which discussed h...

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Wiltshire Council Recommend Letting English Heritage Keep A344 Permissive Path Closed Until 1st Oct 2017
Southern Area Planning
Committee Thursday, 29th June, 2017 3.00 pm Venue: Alamein
Suite - City Hall, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, SP2 7TU The Council
welcomes contributions from members of the public. Members of the public who wish
to speak either in favour o...

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A C Smith on the Marlborough Mound
Engraving of Marlborough Mound from 'The Ancient History of Wiltshire', 1812-1821 The Rev A C Smith writing in his magisterial 1884 book British and Roman Antiquities of Wiltshire is subtitled A Hundred Square Miles Round Abury ; I cannot take leave of the ...

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Alton Hill Cropmark
Click to enlarge Not causewayed - pity.

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Flinders Petrie on the Second Heel Stone (Stone 97)
Long before Mike Pitts discovered the stonehole alongside the Heelstone Flinders Petrie wondered if it existed. July, 1924. MAN. Stonehenge-The Heel Stone. By Sir Flinders Petrie, F.R.S. If the first appearance of the sun is in the axis of Stonehenge, its c...

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Moving Stonehenge? Bring it on, I've got the full size replicas that need moving.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/figure/10.1080/14655187.2016.1261250 Moving Stonehenge  BARNEY HARRIS
University College London, Over the course of the twentieth century a numberof experimental studies have
investigated the construction of megalithic monum...

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British Archaeology Slams Secret Stonehenge Excavations
The Spoilheap column in the July/August 2017 edition of British Archaeology has completly gasted my flabber.
It is about the Stonehenge tunnel (yawn) and Mike Pitts - the author of the piece doesn't lay ownership to it but I bet my English Heritage membersh...

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Historic England A303 Stonehenge - Amesbury to Berwick Down, response to first phase of public consultation on route options
A303 Stonehenge - Amesbury to Berwick Down, response to first phase of public consultation on route options Role of Historic England We are the government's expert advisor on England’s heritage and we have a statutory role in the planning system. Central to...

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UNESCO Report on the Stonehenge Tunnel Proposal
The World Heritage Committee; Expresses concern that the 2.9km Stonehenge tunnel options and their associated 2.2km of dual carriageway approach roads within the property that are under consideration, would impact adversely the OUV of the property; Urges th...

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EH - The Stonehenge Landscape, look at it from behind our fence.
The Highways A303 consultation document: "Better access: the A303 is a difficult road to cross on foot. Surveys show that many visitors do not venture into the southern half of the WHS at the moment. Removing the road would make it much easier for people to...
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