New tests show neolithic pits near Stonehenge were human-made

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Ring of hollows has been called the largest prehistoric structure found in Britain, but some were scepticalThe giant pits were dug into hard chalk forming a ring 2km across. Photograph: Wild Blue Media/Channel 5When a series of deep pits were discovered near the world heritage site of Stonehenge last year, archaeologists excitedly described it as the largest prehistoric structure ever found in Britain – only for some colleagues to dismiss the pits as mere natural features.Now scientific tests have …

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