Key to plan:
- The Altar Stone, a six ton monolith of green micaceous sandstone from Wales
- barrow without a burial
- "barrows" (without burials)
- the fallen Slaughter Stone, 4.9 metres long
- the Heel Stone
- two of originally four Station Stones
- inner bank
- outer bank
- The Avenue, a parallel pair of ditches and banks leading 3 km to the River Avon
- ring of 30 pits called the Y Holes
- ring of 29 pits called the Z Holes
- circle of 56 pits, known as the Aubrey holes
- smaller southern entrance
- Cleal, Walker, & Montague, Stonehenge in its Landscape (London, English Heritage 1995)
- Pitts, M, Hengeworld (London, Arrow 2001)
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