In Pictures: Stonehenge through the decades

Friday marks 100 years since Stonehenge was donated to the nation, and English Heritage is holding a day of celebrations.

Here we take a look at the ancient monument through the years to mark the milestone.

Musicians rehearsing at Stonehenge in Wiltshire ahead of English Heritage's celebrations marking 100 years since Stonehenge was donated to the nation
Musicians rehearsing at Stonehenge in Wiltshire ahead of English Heritage's celebrations marking 100 years since Stonehenge was donated to the nation
Musicians rehearsing at Stonehenge in Wiltshire ahead of English Heritage's celebrations marking 100 years since Stonehenge was donated to the nation
Musicians rehearsing at Stonehenge in Wiltshire ahead of English Heritage's celebrations marking 100 years since Stonehenge was donated to the nation
Musicians rehearsing at Stonehenge in Wiltshire ahead of English Heritage's celebrations marking 100 years since Stonehenge was donated to the nation
Musicians rehearsing at Stonehenge in Wiltshire ahead of English Heritage's celebrations marking 100 years since Stonehenge was donated to the nation
Stonehenge whilst its sarsen stones were buttressed with timber to prevent their collapse in 1913
Stonehenge whilst its sarsen stones were buttressed with timber to prevent their collapse in 1913
Members of the Haemus Lodge (Brighton and Worthing District of Sussex) during their mid-summer ceremony at Stonehenge in 1949
Members of the Haemus Lodge (Brighton and Worthing District of Sussex) during their mid-summer ceremony at Stonehenge in 1949
Edinburgh University Professor Richard Atkinson, left, looking for evidence of the origins of Stonehenge in 1958
Edinburgh University Professor Richard Atkinson, left, looking for evidence of the origins of Stonehenge in 1958
The final stone being put in place during the restoration of Stonehenge on 09/07/1958
The final stone being put in place during the restoration of Stonehenge on 09/07/1958
Photo dated 30/06/1959 of what is known to the Ministry of Works as No. 91 Station Stone undergoing preparations to be straightened at Stonehenge
Photo dated 30/06/1959 of what is known to the Ministry of Works as No. 91 Station Stone undergoing preparations to be straightened at Stonehenge
Stonehenge in Wiltshire in 1968
Stonehenge in Wiltshire in 1968
People wearing white robes during a procession in 1981 celebrating the Midsummer Solstice at Stonehenge
People wearing white robes during a procession in 1981 celebrating the Midsummer Solstice at Stonehenge
A 1985 photo of people chanting and holding hands ahead of Summer Solstice celebrations at Stonehenge
A 1985 photo of people chanting and holding hands ahead of Summer Solstice celebrations at Stonehenge
Police in 1985 preventing people from reaching Stonehenge during a clash against a banned pop festival
Police in 1985 preventing people from reaching Stonehenge during a clash against a banned pop festival
A woman holding a baby as she is led away by a policeman after violence erupted due to people attempting to hold a banned pop festival at Stonehenge in 1985
A woman holding a baby as she is led away by a policeman after violence erupted due to people attempting to hold a banned pop festival at Stonehenge in 1985
Barbed wire preventing people from reaching Stonehenge in 1985 after a pop festival was banned
Barbed wire preventing people from reaching Stonehenge in 1985 after a pop festival was banned
Police in 1989 monitoring roads around Stonehenge to prevent people from gathering to celebrate the Summer Solstice
Police in 1989 monitoring roads around Stonehenge to prevent people from gathering to celebrate the Summer Solstice
Army cadets and members of the Royal British Legion forming a circle of remembrance at Stonehenge in 2000
Army cadets and members of the Royal British Legion forming a circle of remembrance at Stonehenge in 2000
People celebrating the Summer Solstice in 2002
People celebrating the Summer Solstice in 2002
A member of the Sport England team taking the Queen's Baton Relay past Stonehenge in 2005
A member of the Sport England team taking the Queen's Baton Relay past Stonehenge in 2005
Arthur Pendragon watching the sunrise at Stonehenge in 2005
Arthur Pendragon watching the sunrise at Stonehenge in 2005
Crowds gather to celebrate the Winter Solstice in 2009
Crowds gather to celebrate the Winter Solstice in 2009
Michael Johnson holding the Olympic Flame at Stonehenge in 2012
Michael Johnson holding the Olympic Flame at Stonehenge in 2012
Then prime minister David Cameron visiting Stonehenge in 2014
Then prime minister David Cameron visiting Stonehenge in 2014
A woman wearing a colourful head-dress at Stonehenge during the 2018 Summer Solstice
A woman wearing a colourful head-dress at Stonehenge during the 2018 Summer Solstice