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Was Stonehenge moved? New clues suggest the prehistoric monument was first built in Wales


Origins of the prehistoric Stonehenge remain a mystery 5,000 years later, but new research suggests that its bluestones may actually be a dismantled Welsh stone circle. Archaeologists at University College London recently found that Waun Mawn – an even older stone circle in Preseli Hills in Pembrokeshire, Wales – has a diameter of about 361 feet, the same as the enclosing ditch of Stonehenge in Salisbury Plain, England.The recent discovery was connected to Stonehenge because one of its bluestones fits into a hole left by the Welsh circle. Both circles were built so the summer solstice will shine onto the center, researches say, …

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