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Stonehenge A Temple Restored To The British Druids By William Stukeley (age 52). Rector Of All Saints In Stamford. To His Grace Peregrine Duke Of Ancaster And Kesteven (age 25), Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain Of England, &C. &C. London: Printed For W. Innys And R. Manby, At The West End Of St. Paul's. MDCCXL.

Stonehenge Chapter II Of the name of Stonehenge. These works prior to the Roman times. Who were the builders? Of the general situation of it, again. Of the beauty of its general proportion. A peep into it. A walk round the area. Remarks on two stones standing on the vallum, and two corresponding cavities for water vases: explained from ancient coins. That the Welsh are the remains of the Belgæ from the continent, who lived here at the Roman invasion, and by whose reports, Stonehenge was built by the most ancient oriental colony, that brought the Druids hither.

Stonehenge Chapter IV Of the lesser circle of stones, without imposts. A disputation against Mr. Webb.

Stonehenge Chapter X Of the barrows, or Sepulchral tumuli about Stonehenge. Generally is in groups, which are family burial places; and in sight of Stonehenge. They are single burial places. How the body is posited. What has been found in digging into these barrows

Stonehenge Chapter XI Of the original name of Stonehenge, and a conjecture of the general time of building such kind of works. Of Wansdike, by whom made and when. Of Vespasian's camp. Stonehenge was call'd the Ambers, or Main Ambres: which mean the anointed stones, i. e. the consecrated, the sacred stones. The meaning of the word Ambrosia. The Tyrian Hercules brought the Druids hither, with Abraham's religion. Apher a grandson of Abraham's, his companion.