Author Archives: Katy Carter

About Katy Carter

Digital Content Editor in the Curatorial and Interpretation Department

Stonehenge in the 1930s and 40s: Protecting the Landscape

This view of Stonehenge in the 1930s, taken to emphasise ‘undesirable’ modern intrusions in the landscape, now appears full of period charm. The custodians’ cottages are in the centre, the Stonehenge Café to the right (© Historic England Archive)
Posted:
6 April 2018
Posted By:
Mark Bowden
Categories:
History Uncovered

It’s 100 years since Cecil and Mary Chubb gave Stonehenge to the nation, and we're marking the anniversary with a series of blog posts tracing the care and conservation of Stonehenge since 1918. Here, we look at how the Stonehenge landscape changed in the 1930s and 1940s, and at how vastly increas...

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