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king aurthur’s moor. from place to place. light drawing. a non-intrusive intervention originally carried out on dungeness beach. a project proposition for king arthur’s hall. #insert, #lightdrawing #lightgames, #kingarthursmoor, #dungeness, #lightsurvey, #placemaking, #fromplacetoplace, #montageconstruction, #dialecticalimage, #projectforasmallmonument, #thinsculpture, #roughtor, #kingarthurshall, #montagecity, #prehistoric, #landspace, #landart, #lighttotem, #lighttotems, #photographicintervention, #longexposurephotography, #landscapearchaeology, #imaginedlanscapes, @henry.seaton.

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king aurthur’s moor. from place to place. light drawing. a non-intrusive intervention originally carried out on dungeness beach. a project proposition for king arthur’s hall. #insert, #lightdrawing #lightgames, #kingarthursmoor, #dungeness, #lightsurvey, #placemaking, #fromplacetoplace, #montageconstruction, #dialecticalimage, #projectforasmallmonument, #thinsculpture, #roughtor, #kingarthurshall, #montagecity, #prehistoric, #landspace, #landart, #lighttotem, #lighttotems, #photographicintervention, #longexposurephotography, #landscapearchaeology, #imaginedlanscapes, @henry.seaton.

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king aurthur’s moor. from place to place. light drawing. a non-intrusive intervention originally carried out on dungeness beach. a project proposition for king arthur’s hall. #insert, #lightdrawing #lightgames, #kingarthursmoor, #dungeness, #lightsurvey, #placemaking, #fromplacetoplace, #montageconstruction, ,dialecticalimage, #projectforasmallmonument, #thinsculpture, #roughtor, #kingarthurshall, #montagecity, #prehistoric, #landspace, #landart, #lighttotem, #lighttotems, #photographicintervention, #longexposurephotography, #landscapearchaeology, #imaginedlanscapes,

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king aurthur’s moor. from place to place. light drawing. a non-intrusive intervention originally carried out on dungeness beach. a project proposition for king arthur’s hall. #insert, #lightdrawing #lightgames, #kingarthursmoor, #dungeness, #lightsurvey, #placemaking, #fromplacetoplace, #montageconstruction, ,dialecticalimage, #projectforasmallmonument, #thinsculpture, #roughtor, #kingarthurshall, #montagecity, #prehistoric, #landspace, #landart, #lighttotem, #lighttotems, #photographicintervention, #longexposurephotography, #landscapearchaeology, #imaginedlanscapes,

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wild imaginings. from place to place. barcelona port to bodmin moor. #insert. #mindgames, #placemaking, #fromplacetoplace, #montageconstruction, #dialecticalimage, #projectforasmallmonument, #thinsculpture, #barcelonacity, #kingarthurshall, #montagecity, #prehistoric, #landspace, #landart, #totem, #totems, #landscapearchaeology, #imaginedlanscapes,

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wild imaginings. from place to place. barcelona port to bodmin moor. #insert. #mindgames, #placemaking, #fromplacetoplace, #montageconstruction, #dialecticalimage, #projectforasmallmonument, #thinsculpture, #barcelonacity, #kingarthurshall, #montagecity, #prehistoric, #landspace, #landart, #totem, #totems, #landscapearchaeology, #imaginedlanscapes,

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1. cochno stone. 2500bce? in the summer of 1937 the glasgow antiquarian ludovic mann, in an attempt to make the stone’s artwork readable, painted the prehistoric cup and ring symbols of the stone and overlayed the stone with a grid of his own invention. however the perpetual visiting of the site and its attendant damage it was finally buried in 1965 in an attempt to preserve the stone’s surface. this extraordinary intervention by mann, frowned on today, did in its own crude way highlight the need we have to make such artwork present. archaeologically, moves are afoot to uncover the stone again so it’s surface might be digitally scanned as a non intrusive way of revealing the stone before it is once again re-covered. the images of that earlier intervention however are very powerful and poses a question which is very pertinent in this context – can these pastscapes inform contemporary art/spatial practices and perhaps, in turn give us insights into these pastscapes which might otherwise be lost or left unappreciated.2. southwater hastings. 2014 an experimental pavement drawing by henry|seaton exploring the potential for such groundworks to hold extended meanings and develop alternative or unthought of urban narratives. (red gridlines and white chalk outlines) this was an attempt to juxtapose symbols left behind in the act of creating women’s clothing textiles in west africa and transpose them to an unusual and seemingly alien context. transporting the symbolic objects created in one context to that of another, produces a conceptual juxtaposition of incommensurate modes and material. the outcome provides the possibility of opening up new meanings. the image created becomes a dialectical interaction through place and time emphasising our inter-connectiveness in an entangled world. #henryseaton, #montagecity, #juxtaposition, #incomensurateobjects, #pastandpresent, #artwork, #artworks, #ancientandmodern, #pavementdrawing, #pavementart, #rockark, #prehistory,

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1. cochno stone. 2500bce? in the summer of 1937 the glasgow antiquarian ludovic mann, in an attempt to make the stone’s artwork readable, painted the prehistoric cup and ring symbols of the stone and overlayed the stone with a grid of his own invention. however the perpetual visiting of the site and its attendant damage it was finally buried in 1965 in an attempt to preserve the stone’s surface. this extraordinary intervention by mann, frowned on today, did in its own crude way highlight the need we have to make such artwork present. archaeologically, moves are afoot to uncover the stone again so it’s surface might be digitally scanned as a non intrusive way of revealing the stone before it is once again re-covered. the images of that earlier intervention however are very powerful and poses a question which is very pertinent in this context – can these pastscapes inform contemporary art/spatial practices and perhaps, in turn give us insights into these pastscapes which might otherwise be lost or left unappreciated.2. southwater hastings. 2014 an experimental pavement drawing by henry|seaton exploring the potential for such groundworks to hold extended meanings and develop alternative or unthought of urban narratives. (red gridlines and white chalk outlines) this was an attempt to juxtapose symbols left behind in the act of creating women’s clothing textiles in west africa and transpose them to an unusual and seemingly alien context. transporting the symbolic objects created in one context to that of another, produces a conceptual juxtaposition of incommensurate modes and material. the outcome provides the possibility of opening up new meanings. the image created becomes a dialectical interaction through place and time emphasising our inter-connectiveness in an entangled world. #henryseaton, #montagecity, #juxtaposition, #incomensurateobjects, #pastandpresent, #artwork, #artworks, #ancientandmodern, #pavementdrawing, #pavementart, #rockark, #prehistory,

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TOTEM#3. wip, telegraph pole. story-teller. project for a small monument. incomplete. project piece. a non-object. #WIP, #workinprogress, #TOTEM, #telegraphpole, #placemarker, #measure, #standingpole, #projectforasmallmonument, #memorymarker, #HIstories, #PREHIstories, #landart, #sculpture, #placemaker, #artobject, #wayfinder, #nonobject,

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TOTEM#3. wip, telegraph pole. story-teller. project for a small monument. incomplete. project piece. a non-object. #WIP, #workinprogress, #TOTEM, #telegraphpole, #placemarker, #measure, #standingpole, #projectforasmallmonument, #memorymarker, #HIstories, #PREHIstories, #landart, #sculpture, #placemaker, #artobject, #wayfinder, #nonobject,

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1. wingfield house ec2, plywood floors with brushed back concrete inserts inlaid with beach stones from visits to the coast. caste concrete walls revealing the archaeology of the construction. all acts of remembering past times, memory surfaces. re-constructed histories. 2. westwood moor, northumberland. cup and ring pecked sandstone grounders. ancient landart. memory loci. gathering places. memory grounds. re-constructed prehistories. #memoryspaces, #memoryplaces, #memorypalaces, #remembering, #ancienttimes, #actsofremembrance, #memorysurface, #landart, #artfloor, #memoryhouse, #reconstructedhistories, #prehistories,

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1. wingfield house ec2, plywood floors with brushed back concrete inserts inlaid with beach stones from visits to the coast. caste concrete walls revealing the archaeology of the construction. all acts of remembering past times, memory surfaces. re-constructed histories. 2. westwood moor, northumberland. cup and ring pecked sandstone grounders. ancient landart. memory loci. gathering places. memory grounds. re-constructed prehistories. #memoryspaces, #memoryplaces, #memorypalaces, #remembering, #ancienttimes, #actsofremembrance, #memorysurface, #landart, #artfloor, #memoryhouse, #reconstructedhistories, #prehistories,

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W.I.P. TOTEM. #non-site, #seeking site, #north-pole, #totem, #work-in-progress, #workshop, #projectforasmallmonument, #smallmonument,

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W.I.P. TOTEM. #non-site, #seeking site, #north-pole, #totem, #work-in-progress, #workshop, #projectforasmallmonument, #smallmonument,

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higher bussow farm.

ramped steps and attendant standing stone.

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higher bussow farm.

ramped steps and attendant standing stone.

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stone deaf and colour blind. stones at phillack beach hayle. #snapshot

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stone deaf and colour blind. stones at phillack beach hayle. #snapshot

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wrapping up. #earth, #wrap, #earthwork, #landart,

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wrapping up. #earth, #wrap, #earthwork, #landart,

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negative-positive. #juxtaposition, #opposites, #contrastingforms, #balance, #imbalance, #foundform,

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negative-positive. #juxtaposition, #opposites, #contrastingforms, #balance, #imbalance, #foundform,

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trees over rocks. sunday walk steeple woods. mine workings. #tin, #cornishmining, #cornishmines, #treesoverrocks, #treesandrocks, #tinmine, #westpenwith, #mineworking, #steeplewoods,

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trees over rocks. sunday walk steeple woods. mine workings. #tin, #cornishmining, #cornishmines, #treesoverrocks, #treesandrocks, #tinmine, #westpenwith, #mineworking, #steeplewoods,

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the ‘eye of time’ sculpture. university of leicester. designed by allan mills. it is an analemma calendar that uses a small aperture to shine a spot of sunlight that marks out a figure of eight along which the date throughout the year can be marked. (photo taken at 11:49 GMT on 05-12-2009). the university believes the design to be unique, although it is one that most closely resembles the ‘sunstone’ on zennor hill which could be prehistoric in origin. this also projects the rays of the sun across its main surface which is inclined slightly off the vertical and set north-south.In astronomy, an analemma is a diagram showing the position of the sun in the sky, as seen from a fixed location on earth at the same mean solar time, as that position varies over the course of a year. the analemma has been projected onto the floors of buildings using a small oculus set in its south facing wall. the axis it traces is also oriented north-south. it is typically used to calculate the timing of the equinoxes and the solstices.

/ Comments Off on the ‘eye of time’ sculpture. university of leicester. designed by allan mills. it is an analemma calendar that uses a small aperture to shine a spot of sunlight that marks out a figure of eight along which the date throughout the year can be marked. (photo taken at 11:49 GMT on 05-12-2009). the university believes the design to be unique, although it is one that most closely resembles the ‘sunstone’ on zennor hill which could be prehistoric in origin. this also projects the rays of the sun across its main surface which is inclined slightly off the vertical and set north-south.In astronomy, an analemma is a diagram showing the position of the sun in the sky, as seen from a fixed location on earth at the same mean solar time, as that position varies over the course of a year. the analemma has been projected onto the floors of buildings using a small oculus set in its south facing wall. the axis it traces is also oriented north-south. it is typically used to calculate the timing of the equinoxes and the solstices.

the ‘eye of time’ sculpture. university of leicester. designed by allan mills. it is an analemma calendar that uses a small aperture to shine a spot of sunlight that marks out a figure of eight along which the date throughout the year can be marked. (photo taken at 11:49 GMT on 05-12-2009). the university believes the design to be unique, although it is one that most closely resembles the ‘sunstone’ on zennor hill which could be prehistoric in origin. this also projects the rays of the sun across its main surface which is inclined slightly off the vertical and set north-south.In astronomy, an analemma is a diagram showing the position of the sun in the sky, as seen from a fixed location on earth at the same mean solar time, as that position varies over the course of a year. the analemma has been projected onto the floors of buildings using a small oculus set in its south facing wall. the axis it traces is also oriented north-south. it is typically used to calculate the timing of the equinoxes and the solstices.

/ Comments Off on the ‘eye of time’ sculpture. university of leicester. designed by allan mills. it is an analemma calendar that uses a small aperture to shine a spot of sunlight that marks out a figure of eight along which the date throughout the year can be marked. (photo taken at 11:49 GMT on 05-12-2009). the university believes the design to be unique, although it is one that most closely resembles the ‘sunstone’ on zennor hill which could be prehistoric in origin. this also projects the rays of the sun across its main surface which is inclined slightly off the vertical and set north-south.In astronomy, an analemma is a diagram showing the position of the sun in the sky, as seen from a fixed location on earth at the same mean solar time, as that position varies over the course of a year. the analemma has been projected onto the floors of buildings using a small oculus set in its south facing wall. the axis it traces is also oriented north-south. it is typically used to calculate the timing of the equinoxes and the solstices.

solar noon dial. measures not the hourly cycle of the sun but its cycle across the seasons. the reading is taken at the sun’s zenith at noon, along a single meridian line, oriented north/south. it is intended for the accurate determination of the equinoxes and solstices.traditionally It has a nodus rather than a full gnomon, and may be in the form of a small ball on the end of a shaft or, more usually, a small circular aperture projecting a image of the sun onto the floor of the building. very long meridian lines were built into cathedrals. the basilica di danta maria degli angeli e dei martiri in rome has such a line. see last two photoszennor hill sunstone seems to fit this description. this is an upturned, stone solutions basin positioned some 5* short of the vertical, with the basin’s surface oriented north to south. a small hole and notch in the basin’s rim projects the sun’s rays across its surface each day at the solar noon, so that it’s changing angle can reflect the changing seasons. a careful noting of its position would reveal the timing of the yearly solstices and equinoxes in much the same way as a solar noon dial. photo dated june 21 11.27 2014

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solar noon dial. measures not the hourly cycle of the sun but its cycle across the seasons. the reading is taken at the sun’s zenith at noon, along a single meridian line, oriented north/south. it is intended for the accurate determination of the equinoxes and solstices.traditionally It has a nodus rather than a full gnomon, and may be in the form of a small ball on the end of a shaft or, more usually, a small circular aperture projecting a image of the sun onto the floor of the building. very long meridian lines were built into cathedrals. the basilica di danta maria degli angeli e dei martiri in rome has such a line. see last two photoszennor hill sunstone seems to fit this description. this is an upturned, stone solutions basin positioned some 5* short of the vertical, with the basin’s surface oriented north to south. a small hole and notch in the basin’s rim projects the sun’s rays across its surface each day at the solar noon, so that it’s changing angle can reflect the changing seasons. a careful noting of its position would reveal the timing of the yearly solstices and equinoxes in much the same way as a solar noon dial. photo dated june 21 11.27 2014

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#sunstone, #zennorhill, a #standingstone, a upturned #solutionsbasin, whose face is oriented north south such that a small ocular hole projects the rays of the sun across its surface at noon each day. #sundial, #sunray, #noondaysun, #sunprotection, #gnomon,

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#sunstone, #zennorhill, a #standingstone, a upturned #solutionsbasin, whose face is oriented north south such that a small ocular hole projects the rays of the sun across its surface at noon each day. #sundial, #sunray, #noondaysun, #sunprotection, #gnomon,

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steeple woods, stives. fallen trees. #ancient woods, #trees, #fallentrees, #treesonstone, #liftedstones, #moss, #treemoss, #treetrunks, #treefungus,

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steeple woods, stives. fallen trees. #ancient woods, #trees, #fallentrees, #treesonstone, #liftedstones, #moss, #treemoss, #treetrunks, #treefungus,

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the stone covered slopes of steeple woods are home to hazel, beech and ash trees. this uprooted hazel is a feature of the wood. the low, surface root structures are unable to resist high winds. some of the granite stones can be seen lifted up in the root ball. #steeplewoods, #woodonstone, #rootsover stone, #treesoverstone, #upturnedtrees, #ancientwoods, #stives, #trees, #treetrunks, #treeroots,

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the stone covered slopes of steeple woods are home to hazel, beech and ash trees. this uprooted hazel is a feature of the wood. the low, surface root structures are unable to resist high winds. some of the granite stones can be seen lifted up in the root ball. #steeplewoods, #woodonstone, #rootsover stone, #treesoverstone, #upturnedtrees, #ancientwoods, #stives, #trees, #treetrunks, #treeroots,

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SHED. reuse- reclaim- reinstate.

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SHED. reuse- reclaim- reinstate.

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sunset at travalgen.

TREVALGAN. this trig point on the brow of travalgen hill could be the location of a prehistoric monument that sits on the grounders found there. the three stone setting could contain a cist sited between the major stones. it certainly

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sunset at travalgen.

TREVALGAN. this trig point on the brow of travalgen hill could be the location of a prehistoric monument that sits on the grounders found there. the three stone setting could contain a cist sited between the major stones. it certainly

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modernism’s ancient origins.

1. transparency, simultaneity. abstraction. a mindful reality. stimulated by the visual world but not bounded by it. not simple representation but artful abstracting. jackson pollock? could it be a description of his ‘modernist’ procedure . no. a drawing; an over

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modernism’s ancient origins.

1. transparency, simultaneity. abstraction. a mindful reality. stimulated by the visual world but not bounded by it. not simple representation but artful abstracting. jackson pollock? could it be a description of his ‘modernist’ procedure . no. a drawing; an over

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king arthur’s hall and the bodmin stone circles.

stone circle groups tend to have consistent diameters and this seems to apply to those on bodmin especially the ones closest to king arthur’s hall. although at this stage a tentative proposition, three of the closest circles seem to share

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king arthur’s hall and the bodmin stone circles.

stone circle groups tend to have consistent diameters and this seems to apply to those on bodmin especially the ones closest to king arthur’s hall. although at this stage a tentative proposition, three of the closest circles seem to share

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KING ARTHUR’S HALL.

king arthur’s hall. a megalithic monument on bodmin’s king arthur’s down, south of louden stone circle and settlement. it is a rectangular embanked stone lined pool – a more augmented version of the sacred pools found on dartmoor.* closest measurement

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KING ARTHUR’S HALL.

king arthur’s hall. a megalithic monument on bodmin’s king arthur’s down, south of louden stone circle and settlement. it is a rectangular embanked stone lined pool – a more augmented version of the sacred pools found on dartmoor.* closest measurement

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king arthur’s hall : kingscross : of halls and crosses.

of halls and crosses; of kings and queens; of myths and monuments. 1. king arthur’s hall: is the mythic name that has attached itself to this enigmatic site on bodmin moor. it lies within sight of many significant tors and

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king arthur’s hall : kingscross : of halls and crosses.

of halls and crosses; of kings and queens; of myths and monuments. 1. king arthur’s hall: is the mythic name that has attached itself to this enigmatic site on bodmin moor. it lies within sight of many significant tors and

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king arthur’s hall. king arthur’s down, bodmin moor.

king arthur’s hall. king arthur’s down, bodmin moor. instinct suggests a late #neolithic #gatheringplace, a #memorypalace, a #cosmologicalsite from which to contemplate the skys, it’s stories and myths. the #sun, #moon and #stars reflected in and reflected upon within the

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king arthur’s hall. king arthur’s down, bodmin moor.

king arthur’s hall. king arthur’s down, bodmin moor. instinct suggests a late #neolithic #gatheringplace, a #memorypalace, a #cosmologicalsite from which to contemplate the skys, it’s stories and myths. the #sun, #moon and #stars reflected in and reflected upon within the

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avebury as built.

AVEBURY dates between 3000-2000BCE. about 3000 BCE for the central cove, 2900 BCE for the inner stone circle, 2600 BCE for the outer circle and henge, and around 2400 BCE for the avenues. neolithic prehistory starts around 7000BCE in the

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avebury as built.

AVEBURY dates between 3000-2000BCE. about 3000 BCE for the central cove, 2900 BCE for the inner stone circle, 2600 BCE for the outer circle and henge, and around 2400 BCE for the avenues. neolithic prehistory starts around 7000BCE in the

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zennor hill looking towards zennor quoit. ‘the tors were not only their source of inspiration, but they were constructed in the form of tors. in elevating large stones, these people were emulating the work of a super-ancestral past. the dolmens, in effect, were the tors dismantled and put back together again to resemble their original form. once constructed, they could themselves be tors’…(TILLEY)solutions or rock basins on the upper surface of tor stones form over many millennia by the continual agitation of rain water combined with the acidic action of sediments within the rock to create deep circular depressions that can penetrate right through the rock (see previous post). these are found all over the granite tors of west penwith in close proximity to the megalithic monuments. borlase was the first to recognise the significance they had in the eyes of our ancestors as ‘sacred’ basins of water, perhaps seen by them in turn, as the ceremonial ‘art’work of their ancestors. this view shows zennor quoit (centre) set against trink hill on that appears just above the horizon from the vantage point of the rock basin. #solutionsbasin, #rockbasin, #ancienthistory, #ancientrituals, #sacredwater, #sacredwaters, #quoits, #zennor, #zennorhill, #zennorquoit, #megalthic, #ancientmonument, #ancientwisdom, #tors, #granitetors, #westpenwith, #megaliths, #montagecity.com,

/ Comments Off on zennor hill looking towards zennor quoit. ‘the tors were not only their source of inspiration, but they were constructed in the form of tors. in elevating large stones, these people were emulating the work of a super-ancestral past. the dolmens, in effect, were the tors dismantled and put back together again to resemble their original form. once constructed, they could themselves be tors’…(TILLEY)solutions or rock basins on the upper surface of tor stones form over many millennia by the continual agitation of rain water combined with the acidic action of sediments within the rock to create deep circular depressions that can penetrate right through the rock (see previous post). these are found all over the granite tors of west penwith in close proximity to the megalithic monuments. borlase was the first to recognise the significance they had in the eyes of our ancestors as ‘sacred’ basins of water, perhaps seen by them in turn, as the ceremonial ‘art’work of their ancestors. this view shows zennor quoit (centre) set against trink hill on that appears just above the horizon from the vantage point of the rock basin. #solutionsbasin, #rockbasin, #ancienthistory, #ancientrituals, #sacredwater, #sacredwaters, #quoits, #zennor, #zennorhill, #zennorquoit, #megalthic, #ancientmonument, #ancientwisdom, #tors, #granitetors, #westpenwith, #megaliths, #montagecity.com,

zennor hill looking towards zennor quoit. ‘the tors were not only their source of inspiration, but they were constructed in the form of tors. in elevating large stones, these people were emulating the work of a super-ancestral past. the dolmens, in effect, were the tors dismantled and put back together again to resemble their original form. once constructed, they could themselves be tors’…(TILLEY)solutions or rock basins on the upper surface of tor stones form over many millennia by the continual agitation of rain water combined with the acidic action of sediments within the rock to create deep circular depressions that can penetrate right through the rock (see previous post). these are found all over the granite tors of west penwith in close proximity to the megalithic monuments. borlase was the first to recognise the significance they had in the eyes of our ancestors as ‘sacred’ basins of water, perhaps seen by them in turn, as the ceremonial ‘art’work of their ancestors. this view shows zennor quoit (centre) set against trink hill on that appears just above the horizon from the vantage point of the rock basin. #solutionsbasin, #rockbasin, #ancienthistory, #ancientrituals, #sacredwater, #sacredwaters, #quoits, #zennor, #zennorhill, #zennorquoit, #megalthic, #ancientmonument, #ancientwisdom, #tors, #granitetors, #westpenwith, #megaliths, #montagecity.com,

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zennor hill. this extraordinary set of stone outcrops holds many unusual features, from rock basins to zoomorphic forms – deep fissures, runnels, voids, chamber-like enclosures and holed stones, that it would be difficult not to believe that it would have held an important place in prehistoric cosmologies. whether marking out a territory or simply connecting up with adjacent communities, planning activity exchanging stories or goods, or giving homage to ancestors or the sun these places were visited and revered and connected ancient communities to the land.#specialplaces, #prehistory, #landscape, #landform, #megaliths, #stoneshape, #megalithicsocieties, #ancienthistory, #ancientwisdom, #ancestors, #sungods, #montagecity.com

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zennor hill. this extraordinary set of stone outcrops holds many unusual features, from rock basins to zoomorphic forms – deep fissures, runnels, voids, chamber-like enclosures and holed stones, that it would be difficult not to believe that it would have held an important place in prehistoric cosmologies. whether marking out a territory or simply connecting up with adjacent communities, planning activity exchanging stories or goods, or giving homage to ancestors or the sun these places were visited and revered and connected ancient communities to the land.#specialplaces, #prehistory, #landscape, #landform, #megaliths, #stoneshape, #megalithicsocieties, #ancienthistory, #ancientwisdom, #ancestors, #sungods, #montagecity.com

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‘slabs that have toppled from the top of the rock stacks… rest horizontally or vertically against their sides, creating slanting roofed chambers large enough to enter and walk through’. (TILLEY). the proximity of zennor and sperris quoits raises the possibility that these emblematic rock formations were the precursors to these early monuments and were deliberately mimicked by their builders. this possible propped stone sits across two large tor stones creating an effective chamber. it seems that the careful curating of a found or given tor formation was readerly transformed by the judicious addition of a ‘capstone’ propped up at one end by a smaller bolder … things found; things altered; things mimicked. isn’t this redolent of modernist art practice? #balancingstones, #proppedstones, #loganstone, #torstacks, #tors, #capstone, #chamberedtomb, #dolmen, #quoits, #ancientsites, #ancientwisdom, #ancientmodern, #ancientmodernism, #zennorhill, #westpenwith, #foundobjects, #foundrealty, #alternativereality, #transformedreality, #mimesis,

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‘slabs that have toppled from the top of the rock stacks… rest horizontally or vertically against their sides, creating slanting roofed chambers large enough to enter and walk through’. (TILLEY). the proximity of zennor and sperris quoits raises the possibility that these emblematic rock formations were the precursors to these early monuments and were deliberately mimicked by their builders. this possible propped stone sits across two large tor stones creating an effective chamber. it seems that the careful curating of a found or given tor formation was readerly transformed by the judicious addition of a ‘capstone’ propped up at one end by a smaller bolder … things found; things altered; things mimicked. isn’t this redolent of modernist art practice? #balancingstones, #proppedstones, #loganstone, #torstacks, #tors, #capstone, #chamberedtomb, #dolmen, #quoits, #ancientsites, #ancientwisdom, #ancientmodern, #ancientmodernism, #zennorhill, #westpenwith, #foundobjects, #foundrealty, #alternativereality, #transformedreality, #mimesis,

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this viewing platform of large granite grounders offers a natural amphitheatre for surveying the surrounding terrain and the coast and may have played an important role in prehistoric gatherings and ceremonies. these special places have always played such a role throughout our human history in marking out the terrain to come together, take respite and to exchange stories and goods.#gathering, #prehistory, #prehistoricsites, #prehistoriclandscape, #exchange, #ancientsites, #ancientsite, #ancientwisdom, #gatheringplaces, #naturalamphitheatre, #ancientamphitheatre, #specialsites, #zennorhill, #westpenwith,#montagecity.com

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this viewing platform of large granite grounders offers a natural amphitheatre for surveying the surrounding terrain and the coast and may have played an important role in prehistoric gatherings and ceremonies. these special places have always played such a role throughout our human history in marking out the terrain to come together, take respite and to exchange stories and goods.#gathering, #prehistory, #prehistoricsites, #prehistoriclandscape, #exchange, #ancientsites, #ancientsite, #ancientwisdom, #gatheringplaces, #naturalamphitheatre, #ancientamphitheatre, #specialsites, #zennorhill, #westpenwith,#montagecity.com

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