The old new Stonehenge visitor centre

And while we’re on the subject, somewhat bizarrely Barrie Marshall’s designs for the eastern Stonehenge visitor centre that is not to be (above), appear to be touring in an exhibition called Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts Projects Buildings – as one of “27 of the world’s leading museum building projects realized since the turn … Continue reading The old new Stonehenge visitor centre

LXXX miles from London

Did you know there’s an old milestone at Stonehenge? It was once on the other side of the road from where it now stands, close to the Heelstone (above). Before that it had been sited a quarter of a mile away, but at some time between 1810 and 1877 it was moved to Stonehenge – … Continue reading LXXX miles from London

The new new Stonehenge visitor centre

Last week I went down to Amesbury (the town closest to Stonehenge) for the English Heritage panel that meets occasionally to discuss the information and ideas that will be presented to visitors in the new Stonehenge arrangements – whatever, and still, even, if, they might be. This was the first time I had seen Denton … Continue reading The new new Stonehenge visitor centre