Stonehenge, Woodhenge and Durrington Walls

Exposed bank at Woodhenge, Wiltshire


Ariel-Cam (2007) excellent selection of images from the 2007 season of the Stonehenge Riverside project (searchable database) (Pitts, M. (2008) The Big Dig: Stonehenge.)

Feeding Stonehenge Project:

Stonehenge Riverside Project: (includes downloable files)

National Geographic and Stonehenge:


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Lawson, A.J  (2007). Chalkland: An Archaeology of Stonehenge & its Region. East Knoyle: Hobnob Press.

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Richards, J (2007). Stonehenge: The Story so Far. London: English Heritage.


Albarella, U. and Serjeantson, D.  (2002) A passion for pork: meat consumption at the British Late Neolithic site of Durrington Walls.  In P. Miracle and N. Milner (Eds) Consuming Passions and Patterns of Consumption, pp33-49.  Cambridge: McDonald Institute.

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Chamberlain, A. and Parker Pearson, M. (2007) Units of measurement in Late Neolithic southern Britain.  In: M. Larsson and M. Parker Pearson (Eds.) From Stonehenge to the Baltic, pp169-74.  Oxford: British Archaeological Reports s1692.

Gowland, W. (1902). Recent excavations at Stonehenge. Archaeologia 58, 37–105.

Parker Pearson, M. (2000) Ancestors, bones and stones in in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Britain and Ireland.  In A. Ritchie (ed.) Neolithic Orkney in its European Context.  Cambridge: McDonald Institute.  pp203-14.

Parker Pearson, M. (2007) The Stonehenge Riverside Project: excavations at the east entrance of Durrington Walls. In: M. Larsson and M. Parker Pearson (Eds.) From Stonehenge to the Baltic, pp125-44.  Oxford: British Archaeological Reports s1692.

Parker Pearson, M., Pollard, J., Richards, C., Thomas, J., Tilley, C., Welham, K. and Albarella, U. (2006) Materializing Stonehenge: The Stonehenge Riverside Project and new discoveries.  Journal of Material Culture 11, 227-61.

Parker Pearson, M., Cleal, R., Marshall, P., Needham, S., Pollard, J., Richards, C., Ruggles, C., Sheridan, A., Thomas, J., Tilley, C., Welham, K. et al. (2007) The age of Stonehenge.  Antiquity 81, 617-39.

Parker Pearson, M., Chamberlain, A., Jay, M., Marshall, P., Pollard, J., Richards, C., Thomas, J., Tilley, C., and Welham, K. (2009) Who was buried at Stonehenge? Antiquity 83, 23-39.

Parker Pearson, M. and Ramilsonina (1998) Stonehenge for the ancestors:  the stones pass on the message.  Antiquity 72, 308-26.

Pitts, M (1982). On the road to Stonehenge: report on investigations beside the A344 in 1968, 1979 and 1980. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 48, 75–132.

Pitts, M, Bayliss, A, McKinley, J, Boylston, A, Budd, P, Evans, J, Chenery, A, Reynolds, A & Semple, S. 2002 An Anglo-Saxon decapitation and burial at Stonehenge. Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Magazine 95, 131–46.

Pollard, J. (1995) Inscribing space: Formal deposition at the later Neolithic monument of Woodhenge, Wiltshire. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, vol. 61, 137-156

Pollard, J. and Robinson, D. (2007) A return to Woodhenge: the results and implications of the 2006 excavations. In: M. Larsson and M. Parker Pearson (Eds.) From Stonehenge to the Baltic, pp159-68.  Oxford: British Archaeological Reports s1692.

Pollard, J. and Ruggles, C. (2001) Shifting perceptions: spatial order, cosmology, and patterns of deposition at Stonehenge.  Cambridge Archaeological Journal 11, 69-90.

Richards, C. and Thomas, J.  (1984)  Ritual activity and structured deposition in later Neolithic Wessex.  In R. Bradley and J. Gardiner (eds) Neolithic Studies: a review of some current research, pp189-218.  Oxford: BAR (British series) 133.

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Wainwright, G.J. and Longworth, I.H.  (1971)  Durrington Walls: excavations 1966-1968.  London: Society of Antiquaries.

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