Stonehenge, Wiltshire.

(Luxenborough) 

Detail & Location: This circle was reported on the 16th of July. It is in a field of Wheat and measures approximately 200ft in diameter. See the Google Maps link for precise location. 

Update: Finally on the 20th of July, we were able to take to the skies for the first time in 2020 after lockdown restriction were eased somewhat in the UK. Please enjoy the pictures we were able to take of this formation one week after its arrival. 

Crop Circle Reporting and Covid-19: After considerable thought and consultation, we have decided we will not be censoring crop circle locations during the Covid-19 pandemic. There are no current restrictions in place in the UK that call for a blanket ban on visiting the countryside. We consider the reporting of crop circles to be in the spirit of journalism, and censorship to be an anathema to that spirit. Therefore, we will be treating the crop circle community as adults and asking everyone to approach the information carefully and responsibly. This will include not visiting the circles if the farmer has not given explicit permission to do so and should permission be given that they practice social distancing by staying 2 metres away from fellow visitors. It would be our very strong advice that visiting the crop circles on the ground should be kept to an absolute minimum for now. However, because we know that the location of any given circle can be important to researchers and those that record the circles from the air, we will continue to share what we know. 

Flying during the Covid-19 Pandemic: As yet, because of the current pandemic, we have not been able to take to the air to record the crop circles as we usually would. We are however, very confident that the restrictions keeping us grounded at present will be lifted before too long and we will be able to cover the rest of the season as usual. In the meantime, we are every pleased to have teamed up with the excellent AEROBO (Art in Flight) who will be helping us collect images and drone footage of the latest crop circles to share on the website. 

Visiting: As far as we are aware no permission has been given to visit this crop circle. Please do not visit this circle. Thank you. 

History & Connections: Stonehenge is a World Heritage site, perhaps the most famous stone circle of all time. There have been many circle around this great monument over the years. You can read more about Stonehenge here.

STONEHENGE

The significance of Stonehenge itself can be summarised as follows:

  • Stonehenge is the most architecturally sophisticated and only surviving lintelled stone circle in the world.
  • The earliest stage of the monument is one of the largest cremations cemeteries known in Neolithic Britain
  •  The stones were brought from very long distances – the bluestones from the Preseli Hills, over 150 miles away, and the sarsens probably from the Marlborough Downs, 19 miles to the north.
  • The stones were dressed using sophisticated techniques and erected using precisely interlocking joints, unseen at any other prehistoric monument.

Design & Symbolism: This circle is a collection of rings, circles and semi circles. See the Geometry Gallery for updates as we have them. 

Visiting the Circles? If you are thinking of visiting any crop circles this summer, please read our Visiting the Crop Circles section. It’s full of useful information and etiquette for visiting the countryside and the crop circles. Please remember that you should not enter any fields without the express permission of the farmer and you will need to be aware of and abide by any restrictions in place in the UK in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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NOTE: Some of the images below are beautiful landscape scenes. Click on each image to enlarge them and see the whole picture.

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Geometry Gallery

It's on the Drawing Board! Check back later for further drawings and analysis. 

Please enjoy the diagram below by Bertold Zugelder

Date

16.07.2020

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Crop

Wheat

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Visiting

No permission has been given to enter this circle. 
Google Maps Link

Further Reading

Find out more on the websites below:

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