How a place has been thought about and experienced in the past is as important as how it is conceptualised in the present in any exploration of places as meaningful, as past meaning is constitutive of present meaning.
In 2014 prehistory became part of the National Curriculum in England. Former Rollright Trustee Hattie Kimberly reviewed the ideas behind using prehistory as a vehicle for wide ranging topics.
The Sheldon maps of Warwickshire and Gloucestershire show the Rollright Stones in schematic form and are the earliest known depictions of the Stones.
In 2015 David Shirt, one of the Rollright Trust trustees, reviewed the role of the solar astronomer Sir Norman Lockyer in connection with the Stones.
In 1999 a visitor to the stones discovered a shield carved on the tallest stone in the Kings Men stone circle. In 2000 it was subsequently laser scanned by Alistair Carty of Archaeoptics Ltd as part of their development of a consultancy service offering t