DURRINGTON WELLS. The Sheffield University team has also made important finds at Durrington Wells. This wikipedia article says that the Sheffield excavations support an estimate of a community of several thousand people, which would make it the largest community from the Stonehenge period in northwest Europe that has been found to date. Durrington Walls is only 2 miles northeast of Stonehenge. Professor Parker Pearson thinks that Durrington Walls and Stonehenge are complementary. Two other archaeologists cited in the Wikipedia article disagree, thinking that “connections between the two monuments [are] unlikely.”

The Wikipedia article has good photographs of the site. The Guardian post says: “The Bournemouth university team has come up with an excellent variant of Google Earth called Google under the Earth which takes you through the site showing the discoveries and conclusions en route.”

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