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Excavations underway at Marden Henge

Archaeological excavations have begun at Marden Henge, located in the Vale of Pewsey in England. Situated between the iconic prehistoric monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury, the Vale of Pewsey is a barely explored archaeological region of huge international importance. The project will investigate Marden Henge. Built around 2400 BC ‘Marden' is

Stone Age sauna found near Marden Henge

The remains of a 4,500-year-old sauna have been found near Marden Henge in Wiltshire. English Heritage’s Jim Leary said: ‘The building brings to mind the sweat lodges of the native North Americans and the reason for that sauna or sweat lodge interpretation is that the floor plan was utterly dominated by

Marden Henge: The builder’s yard for Stonehenge

Evidence found at Marden Henge hints it may have been the builder's yard for Stonehenge. If it wasn't a village, or a temple, or a farm, or a cemetery, what was Marden for? Leary suspects the answer may be emerging in stone working tools, and flakes of sarsen, turning up

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