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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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The Heritage Value of the Stonehenge Tunnel
An FOI request provides the Heritage valuation of the proposed Stonehenge tunnel - in otherwords an estimate of how much richer the country will be if the A303 is removed from the surface near Stonehenge. The full documents are available to download from ht...

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The Virtual Sounds of Stonehenge
Researchers from the University of Huddersfield conducted mathematical acoustic analysis of Stonehenge's archaeological plan. When digitally reconstructed, the stones' original placing revealed surprisingly sonorous properties. "If you build something that ...

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Questions about Planning Application 17/00280/VAR
What date was it registered? I think it wasn't on the Wiltshire Website until the last week of March 2017 but the document claims to have been Registered on 23rd January 2017 But the search function on the Wiltshire website says it was registered on 23rd Ma...

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A344 Permissive Path Planning Application
STONEHENGE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT Variation of Condition Application The application seeks approval to vary condition 27 of planning permission S/2009/1527/FULL (dated 23/06/10) for the decommissioning of existing visitor facilities and a sectio...

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LOWER PALAEOZOIC SANDSTONE DEBITAGE FROM THE STONEHENGE LANDSCAPE
The petrography, geological age and distribution of the Lower Palaeozoic Sandstone debitage from the Stonehenge Landscape by Rob Ixer, Peter Turner, Stewart Molyneux, and Richard Bevins Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Magazine, vol. 110 (2017), ...

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Stonehenge Ticket Prices Up At Three Times The Inflation Rate, Again.
These are the new online prices for tickets to Stonehenge    You will be encouraged to add another 10% or so as a Gift Aid contribution. Turning up at the site without tickets you will be charged more for the tickets, about another £1 a person. The price to...

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English Heritage Plans to Block Historic Path at Stonehenge - Update
In November 2016 I reported on English Heritage's plans and how they block the historic footpath promised on the route of the A344.  http://www.sarsen.org/2016/11/english-heritage-plans-to-block.html In February 2017 English Heritage have gone back to Wilts...

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The Social Archaeology of Megalithic Monuments - Colin Renfrew
The change from simple tombs to elaborate henges in the Neolithic period of western Europe appears to have coincided with the rise of centralized political control... Link - The Social Archaeology of Megalithic Monuments Colin Renfrew Publication Date: 1983...

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Brer Rabbit and the Tunnel - a modern fable
Department of Transport Confidential briefing note A303 upgrade We promised the South West Lib Dems a fast A303 to keep them happy in the last parliament – most of them lost their seats but the deal can’t be unravelled as new Tories down there need to show ...

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International Astronomical Union response to the Stonehenge Tunnel Proposals
Commission C4 (World Heritage and Astronomy) of the International Astronomical Union 1. To what extent do you agree with our proposed option? Tend to disagree Please provide any comments to support your answer for question 1: The proposal clearly has benefi...
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