Archaeologists have made intriguing discoveries during early explorations of proposed Stonehenge tunnel site

World heritage site

Proposed new

bypass

Visitor centre

Stonehenge

A303

6

7

1

5

3

4

Amesbury

2

Proposed

tunnel

Vespasian’s

Camp

Winterbourne

Stoke

Current

road route

2 km

2 miles

1 Late bronze age vessel found south of Longbarrow Crossroads

2 Traces of C-shaped earth enclosure identified 3 Late neolithic objects including grooved ware pottery, a flint and red deer antlers

4 Beaker-period burial pit with human remains and unusual cylindrical shale object

5 Another Beaker-period burial pit containing a child’s ear bones and a simple pot

6 Waste material from production of flint tools and ditches, possibly iron age

7 Ditches that may be associated with Vespasian’s Camp, an iron age hill fort to the south

World heritage site

Shrewton

Visitor centre

Proposed new

bypass

Stonehenge

A303

Salisbury

plain

6

7

1

5

3

4

Amesbury

2

Vespasian’s

Camp

A303

Proposed

tunnel

Winterbourne

Stoke

Current

road route

2 km

2 miles

1 Late bronze age vessel found south of Longbarrow Crossroads

2 Traces of C-shaped earth enclosure identified 3 Late neolithic objects including grooved ware pottery, a flint and red deer antlers

4 Beaker-period burial pit with human remains and unusual cylindrical shale object

5 Another Beaker-period burial pit containing a child’s ear bones and a simple pot

6 Waste material from production of flint tools and ditches, possibly iron age

7 Ditches that may be associated with Vespasian’s Camp, an iron age hill fort to the south