Plans to build tunnel under Stonehenge face controversy

It's feared plans to build a tunnel beneath Stonehenge could blight the historic landscape and jeopardise its World Heritage Status.

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Campaigners worried about impact of new Stonehenge road

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The Government has revealed its preferred option for a tunnel at Stonehenge.

While it closely mirrors the current route along the A303 - it would be further away from the landmark.

It's part of a £1.6b road improvement scheme but some campaigners are worried the landscape will be ruined.

Roads Minister Jesse Norman says as well as economic benefits it is important to consider the environmental positives of the project.

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