Foreign News: Druidical Sacrilege

Jealously guarded by His Majesty's Office of Works is an undated agglomeration of huge monoliths standing in two great concentric circles, two horseshoes and other scattered positions on a rolling hilltop in Salisbury Plain. Until 1915 Stonehenge was privately owned and considered of only tolerably public interest. Then it was presented to the nation and suddenly became an important ruin. Archeologists quarreled over whether Stonehenge was once a druidical temple, a Saxon sepulchre or a sun temple, whether it was early Bronze Age or earlier Neolithic. Meanwhile, rows of teashops, bungalows, airdromes...

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