Descriptive Essay On Stonehenge

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We all know the famous rocks that stand by themselves on a circular format. Yes I 'm talking about the Stonehenge that are located by Salisbury England. The mysterious structure on why it was built and how it was built with those large rocks. Research say their is many reason why the Stonehenge is built. One of the main purpose I heard is the rocks where structure in that circular format in that particular way; it was to capture the sun and people will know what time it is in hour, day, month and season by the shadow the sun creates.The Stonehenge served as a calendar. Other say it was for religious purpose to heal others and other say it was the mark for aliens to land. Well this structure has more than five thousands years standing in place …show more content…
The Stonehenge is out in the open having all this place to stand. For the large rocks it was tended to be outside and between the rocks line up they have a gap or space. It was intended for the rocks to be separated in a certain kind of way giving them space throughout the circular format. The Stonehenge has a diameter about ninety eight meters plus the ditch around the Stonehenge is about six meters to. The Stonehenge is surrounded by a bank and ditch but their is space between them in a circular form. The space was needed between the rocks to capture the shadow the sun gives so the ancient civilization can tell the time as it was a calendar for them. In other hand the space was also needed to give room for the aliens to land as researchers say it was one of the reason it was made. The open space makes the Stonehenge feel empty as it 's the only structure to stand out in the center. It was made to get people together in the open space of the …show more content…
For the Stonehenge you may say how can big rocks put together in a circular format be architecture. From the book of A Global History of Architecture it states that the Beaker civilization change the structure in 2500 BCE. They added more stones that are rectangular shaped to the architecture. This stones measured about thirty-three by eighty-eight meters and weight at least twenty tons. They also made a wall called the Durrington wall that stretched 480 meters across, the wall was made for protection. The Beaker civilization added their touch to the Stonehenge like in the interior they added sixty large bluestones to the circle. The Stonehenge are form in a circular format this stones stand next to each other. Some stones are connected one next to each other with a decent amount of space between and then a stone on top of both stones; like a door layout. The stones were meant for each other as they fitted together. There were many stones in different size and shape like the Heel stone, Trilithons, Station stone, Bluestone circle and bluestone oval. This stone was made for a purpose and that 's why it was structure the way it

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