On this day in 1915

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Latest news in Yorkshire: September 21, 2018 12:25:28 PM

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On this day 21st September 2018, Cecil Chubb bought the English prehistoric
monument Stonehenge for £6,600 in 1915

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles west of
Amesbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone
around 13 feet high, 7 feet wide and weighing around 25 tons.

Address: Amesbury, Salisbury SP4 7DE
Construction started: 3100 BC

Materials: Sarsen, Bluestone

Apparently, It was aligned with the midwinter sunset and the midsummer
sunset.

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