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Category of Astronomical Heritage: tangible immovable
Stonehenge World Heritage Property, United Kingdom

Format: UNESCO World Heritage List

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  • InfoTheme: Later prehistoric Europe
    Entity: 58
    Subentity: 1
    Version: 10
    Status: PUB
    Date: 2017-11-05 13:25:58
    Author(s): Clive Ruggles

Stonehenge World Heritage Site is inscribed on the

as part of the property “Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites” (no. 373).

The Statement of Significance states that the prehistoric monuments and sites within the World Heritage site, together with their landscape settings, provide evidence of prehistoric technology, architecture, and astronomy.

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