‘Stanenges, where stones of wonderful size have been erected after the manner of doorways, so that one doorway appears to have been raised upon doorway; and no one can conceive how such great stones were raised aloft, or why they were built there’.
Henry of Huntington, 1130 AD
srength to support and beauty to adorn.
The unquestionable enigmatic ethereal beauty of the ruinous Stonehenge monument seen today is due to its enduring strength: the strength of the exceedingly hard sarsen stones, thought to have come from north Wiltshire, and the softer (warmer to the touch) bluestones, brought from Preseli in South Wales using wisdom. Men of unknown origin built Stonehenge using lost knowledge, which provided the modus operandifor its intended purpose.’