The Stonehenge Riverside Project: exploring the Neolithic landscape of Stonehenge

  • Mike Parker Pearson Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield
  • Joshua Pollard
  • Colin Richards Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Bristol
  • Julian Thomas
  • Chris Tilley Department of Anthropology, University College London
  • Kate Welham School of Conservation Sciences, University of Bournemouth
Keywords: Stonehenge, Durrington Walls, Southern Britain, monumentality, landscape

Abstract

The Stonehenge Riverside Project is a collaborative enterprise directed by six academics from five UK universities, investigating the place of Stonehenge within its contemporary landscape. In this contribution, a series of novel approaches being employed on the project are outlined, before the results of investigations at the Greater Stonehenge Cursus, Woodhenge, the Cuckoo Stone and Durrington Walls are discussed.

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Published
2008-12-31
How to Cite
Parker Pearson, M., Pollard, J., Richards, C., Thomas, J., Tilley, C., & Welham, K. (2008). The Stonehenge Riverside Project: exploring the Neolithic landscape of Stonehenge. Documenta Praehistorica, 35, 153-166. https://doi.org/10.4312/dp.35.11
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