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bluish-grey sandstone used for paving and building

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The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority has appealed to the public, asking people to stop taking fragments of the bluestone because it greatly affects the site as a whole.
When a piece of bluestone is removed unique information about the past is lost."
PERFECT as a gift idea for a loved one, or as an indulgent treat for yourself and your family, why not book a stay at Bluestone to escape the pre-Christmas crowds or as something to look forward to once the festivities are over.
It's not just the location - within the renowned Pembrokeshire Coast National Park - that sets Bluestone apart.
THIS is the secret lover of tragic Jill Bluestone who was bludgeoned to death with two of her sons by her policeman husband.
PC Bluestone, 36, used a claw hammer to kill Jill and children Henry, three, and Chandler, 18 months, before hanging himself in the garage of their home in Gravesend, Kent, in August.
Pc Karl Bluestone, aged 36, also tried to commit suicide as he was being taken to a police station after the second arrest.
Mrs Bluestone accused her husband of punching her during a row and he was arrested for common assault.
But corporate America faces agonizing decisions about democratizing the workplace, and the Bluestones don't adequately address this problem.
Prof Darvill said of the bluestones: "Their meaning and importance to prehistoric people was sufficiently powerful to warrant the investment of time, effort and resources to move the bluestones from the Preseli Hills of Wales to the Wessex downs."
In 1987, scientists from the Open University obtained permission from the Department of the Environment to drill cores from some of the standing bluestones at Stonehenge, and after extensive analysis it was established that the bluestones originated from Carnmenyn, Carnalw, and other outcrops on the Preselis, including some from 15 miles away near Newport, Pembs.
Pembrokeshire-based Carreg Glas wants to bring the 80 bluestones, which make up the inner circle at the World Heritage site back to the Preseli Hills where they originally came from up to 5,000 years ago.
Long before Stonehenge was conceived of Pembrokeshire bluestones were revered as being endowed with mystical qualities, which is why they were taken in the first place.
The landscape artist and former theatre director set up Preseli Bluestone International after seeing the sculptor carving pieces of the local Welsh bluestone - the same as was used to make Stonehenge 5,000 years ago - and wondering what else could be done with the stone.
A flying cup hit his daughter Jessica, then aged four, on the leg, and Mrs Bluestone fled the house with baby Henry.