Stumps

Some stones that appear on the plan of Stonehenge are not visible on site because they only exist as below-ground stumps. They are highlighted on this plan and details of them are given below.


Stone 32c

Type: Volcanics Group A

 

Stone 32d

Type: Rhyolitic Group A-C*

Stone 32e

Type: Rhyolitic Group A-C*

* This classification is tentative based on inspection of photographs of the stumps taken in the 1950s.

Stones 32c, 32d and 32e are in an arc approximately 5m south of Stone 32.

Stone 33e

Type: Volcanics Group A

Stone 33f

Type: Volcanics Group A

Stones 33e and 33f are approximately 6m southwest of Stone 33.

Stone 40c

Type: Volcanics Group A. It is approximately 4m northwest of Stone 40 on the other side of Stone 15.

Stone 40g

Type: Lower Palaeozoic Sandstone. It is approximately 1.5m southeast of Stone 41. Stone 40g is exceptional in that its position has been marked at ground level by a lead cover:

Stone 40g's lead cover

Stone 41d

Type: Volcanics Group A. It is approximately 6m north-northeast of Stone 41.

Stone 42c

Type: Lower Palaeozoic Sandstone. It is approximately midway between Stone 42 and Stone 43 

Stone 70a 

Type: Spotted Dolerite (ungrouped).

Stone 70b

Type: Spotted Dolerite (ungrouped).

Stones 70a and 70b are approximately 1.5 and 3m north-northeast of Stone 70.