Conference Set to Address Issue of Thornborough Henge
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-03-14 16:35
A conference to discuss the fate of the Thornborough Henge, which is
threatened by sand and gravel quarries, will take place in
late March in Northallerton, England.
Fans of the BBC's Time Flyers
will recognize the Thornborough Henge
which was featured recently on the television program. Now the Henge, part of
a group is three, is being threatened by quarries in the area which would
"destroy the surrounding enigmatic sacred landscape which holds
many keys to unlocking the understanding prehistoric life and ritual in
Britain," according to experts.
The conference will be chaired by Dr Peter Addyman, current President of
the Yorkshire Archaeological Society, and plans to address the issue by
looking at how other historic monuments have handled modernization.
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