Most of Stonehenge’s large boulders share origin in west woods, Wiltshire

(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Most of the hulking sandstone boulders — called sarsens – that make up the United Kingdom’s famous Stonehenge monument appear to share a common origin 25 kilometers away in West Woods, Wiltshire, according to an analysis of the stones’ chemical composition. The findings support the theory that the stones were brought to Stonehenge at around the same time,