Highways England has released an artists impression of a proposed ‘green bridge’ at Stonehenge “which it is hoped will help the road disappear into the landscape”. Sounds mindbendingly unlikely, but very nice. It would certainly look very good – something like this:

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Ah, but wait a minute. If, as you walk across it, you glance to your left you’ll see THIS …. half a mile of destroyed archaeology! Far from helping the road “disappear into the landscape” the green bridge will provide a vantage point forcing you to see the full horror of how the road has been gouged into the landscape – a present from our generation to our children’s childrens children.

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