Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information
The tallest stone at Stonehenge points towards the sunrise on the midwinter solstice, according to a new theory from an English Heritage steward.
Historians have long known the circle of stones is aligned with the midsummer sunrise but Tim Daw says the tallest one is lined up with the midwinter sun.
It was previously thought the stone had been put back at the wrong angle when it was re-erected in 1901.
But Mr Daw, who works there, says his research shows its angle is deliberate.
Mr Daw said: “The largest stone at Stonehenge is not where it ‘should’ be, it is twisted.
“This stone, Stone 56, is the tallest one at the end of the inner horseshoe of sarsen stones.
“Because it was put back to the…
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