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A visit to Stonehenge

Duration: 02:17

Michael chats to a visitor from Florida and asks what he thinks of the view of a fellow American, visiting in the nineteenth century, who looked up at the stones on top of each other and wondered that anyone should think anything of it at all. He is pleased to hear that he disagrees and thinks the celebrated circles of Stonehenge are just as astounding as a pyramid and has flown across the country to see them.

Available since: Fri 25 Jan 2013

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Great British Railway Journeys Series 4, Salisbury to Castle Cary

17/25 Michael Portillo tries his hand at cloth making, the 19th century way.

First broadcast: 29 Jan 2013

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