Historic England is running another photograph competition to celebrate “historic places and cultural sites across the globe”. This year it is asking people to “scour their own photographic archive and share the most astonishing imagery of those places which dominate our past.”

We can exclusively reveal that the image below will NOT win. Why? Because it is the view of Stonehenge from the A303 that Historic England is campaigning to hide forever from millions of travelers, including youngsters who will grow up to be future archaeologists.

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No image like that will win because of the embarrassment it would cause for Historic England, now and far into the future but since the “Turner view” of the stones from the A303 is one of the most photographed ones in the world it’s likely that lots of people will send their own. Each will act as a powerful visual rebuke…