Should Stonehenge be lit up at night?

Published on November 30th, 2011 | by Admin


A debate is underway in regards to whether Stonehenge should be illuminated at night.

English Heritage, which manages Stonehenge, says it was lit up at night for a period in the 1970s and early 1980s but that was stopped due to an increase in road accidents caused by cars and lorries slowing down to have a look.

“As there is even more traffic today on the A303, there are on a purely practical level, some serious safety issues to consider,” says a spokesman.

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Story: Caroline McClatchey, BBC News | Photo: PA

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