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Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Date of Inscription: 1986
Criteria: (i)(ii)(iii)
Wiltshire, England
N51 10 44 W1 49 31
Ref: 373
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Brief Description

Stonehenge and Avebury, in Wiltshire, are among the most famous groups of megaliths in the world. The two sanctuaries consist of circles of menhirs arranged in a pattern whose astronomical significance is still being explored. These holy places and the nearby Neolithic sites are an incomparable testimony to prehistoric times.