Stonehenge against a clear blue sky with the Slaughter stone in the foreground

A303 Stonehenge – announcement of a delay to the decision

We have noted the delay of the Development Control Order decision that was announced by the Government on 16 July. The Government statement says that further consultation will take place following the notification of recent archaeological discoveries. As the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, we have a particular interest

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Cunnington Letter Book Conservation Appeal

Thank you to everyone who has supported our appeal.  As at today's date (3 February 2020) we have received donations totaling £1,095 towards the £1,850 needed.  The Appeal is still open and you can donate below.  Thank you again for your support of this important project. Dear Member and Supporter

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Bush Barrow dagger studs – gold analysis

The results are now in! Did the Bronze Age gold, found in a burial close to Stonehenge, came from Britain, Ireland or Brittany. Located close to Stonehenge, Bush Barrow is Britain's richest Bronze Age burial. The most remarkable discovery was a gold-studded dagger pommel, set with thousands of microscopic gold

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Where did the gold from the time of Stonehenge come from? Analysing the Bush Barrow dagger.

The results are now in! Did the Bronze Age gold, found in a burial close to Stonehenge, came from Britain, Ireland or Brittany. Located close to Stonehenge, Bush Barrow is Britain's richest Bronze Age burial.  The most remarkable discovery was a gold-studded dagger pommel, set with thousands of microscopic gold

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Where did the gold from the time of Stonehenge come from? Analysing the Bush Barrow dagger.

We need your help to find out if Bronze Age gold, found in a burial close to Stonehenge, came from Britain, Ireland or Brittany. Located close to Stonehenge, Bush Barrow is Britain's richest Bronze Age burial.  The most remarkable discovery was a gold-studded dagger pommel, set with thousands of microscopic

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