Parch marks in grass suggest Stonehenge used to be a complete circle

09/2/2014 | Discovery

The structures at Stonehenge may have once formed a complete circle, according to patterns in the dried grass that showed up during a particularly arid summer. Marks in the unwatered grass on the side where no stones stand revealed spots exactly where stones would be if the circle were complete, according to researchers. The parch marks appeared by chance when the groundskeeper at the site was unable to water the grass due to a short hose.

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