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Why the Car Park is the Most Interesting Section of this Historic Site

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Why the Car Park is the Most Interesting Section of this Historic Site

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In the old car park of the historic Salisbury Plain lies three holes, known as ?Mesolithic Post Holes.? As the name suggests, they once held tall posts that date back to the Mesolithic era.

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Ancient Britons built a huge circle using stones that had been dragged 180 miles from Wales 5,000 years ago. 500 years later, they introduced the mighty sarsen stones, creating the Stonehenge we know today. All these years later, questions still remain: who built it and why? Is it magical? A religious temple? A celestial clock? Was it built by druids? By Merlin? Hosts Clive Anderson and Mary-Ann Ochota are determined to get answers and reveal the hidden secrets of the stones.

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