Prehistoric henge discovered in Newbold-on-Stour

Started by gash, May 24, 2017, 11:07:28 pm

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A prehistoric henge, dating back almost 6,000 years, has been uncovered on farmland in Warwickshire.

The site, in Newbold-on-Stour, is earmarked for a housing development.

A geophysical survey led to an initial dig in 2016, but archaeologists have been "excited" to discover what was originally thought to be a burial mound is in fact a ritual gathering place.

Unlike Stonehenge, the site in Newbold consists only of a circular space, surrounded by a mound and ditch

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