Where is Stonehenge located exactly map?

Where is Stonehenge located exactly map?

Stonehenge

Map of Wiltshire showing the location of Stonehenge
Location Wiltshire, England
Coordinates 51°10′44″N 1°49′34″WCoordinates: 51°10′44″N 1°49′34″W
Type Monument
History

What village is Stonehenge in?

Stonehenge is some ninety miles or so west of central London, in the county of Wiltshire on Salisbury Plain. The nearest town is Amesbury, the nearest public bus stop, two miles to the east.

Is Stonehenge near Cornwall?

The distance between Cornwall and Stonehenge (Mountain) is 139 miles. The road distance is 159.4 miles.

What county in England is Stonehenge?

Wiltshire
Stonehenge, prehistoric stone circle monument, cemetery, and archaeological site located on Salisbury Plain, about 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.

How do I get from London to Stonehenge by train?

To get from London to Stonehenge, take the train from London Waterloo to Salisbury, or jump on further down the line at Clapham Junction. It takes around one hour and 25 minutes to get from London Waterloo to Salisbury by train, and the bus to Stonehenge then takes around 35 minutes.

Where is the location of the Stonehenge in England?

Last Updated: Oct 20, 2019 See Article History. Stonehenge, prehistoric stone circle monument, cemetery, and archaeological site located on Salisbury Plain, about 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.

When was the Stonehenge built in Salisbury Wiltshire?

Stonehenge, prehistoric stone circle monument, cemetery, and archaeological site located on Salisbury Plain, about 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. It was built in six stages between 3000 and 1520 bce, during the transition from the Neolithic Period (New Stone Age) to the Bronze Age.

How big are the standing stones at Stonehenge?

Stonehenge. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet (4.0 m) high, 7 feet (2.1 m) wide and weighing around 25 tons. The stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.

How big is Avebury compared to Stonehenge?

Avebury is actually three circles in one! Two rings of standing stones stand inside a much bigger structure, known as the Great Circle. When it was completed in the early Bronze Age, there were around 100 stones in the Great Circle. Woodhenge is just two miles away from Stonehenge.