zennor quoit.

zennor quoit. dolmen are amongst the earliest monuments to appear on the penwith peninsular with their careful positioning within the landscape. this one on the plateau below and east of zennor hill and south of the outcrops and quoit at sperris. zennor hill contains many unusual stones, a holed stone similar to the one used at the men-an-tol stone circle, a balancing stone known locally as a logan stone, a propped stone recently identified, all appear on the hills silhouette as seen from zennor quoit. all undoubtably important those that built the quoit and echoed in its form. dolmen appear all along the atlantic seaboard all the way up the western coast of england wales across ireland and the north west land central scotland and connects it to the migratory routes of the first farmers. although associated with burials they are considered to have multi-purpose uses, rather more in spirit of shrines or the ancient greek agora, where people gather to venerate the ancestors and the changing seasons; places of interaction and exchange. ...#neolithicbritain #neolithic #firstfarmers #agriculture #quoits #zennorquoit #dolmen #ancienthistory #ancientlandscape #proppedstones #loganrock #balancingstones #holedstones #men-an-tol #menantol #gatheringplaces

dolmen are amongst the earliest monuments to appear on the penwith peninsular with their careful positioning within the landscape. this one on the plateau below and east of zennor hill and south of the outcrops and quoit at sperris. zennor hill contains many unusual stones, a holed stone similar to the one used at the men-an-tol stone circle, a balancing stone known locally as a logan stone, a propped stone recently identified, all appear on the hill’s silhouette as seen from zennor quoit. all undoubtably important to those that built the quoit and echoed in its share and form. dolmen appear all along the atlantic seaboard from the mouth of the mediterranean, all the way up the western coast of england wales across ireland and the north west land central scotland and connects it to the migratory routes of the first farmers. although associated with burials they are considered to have multi-purpose uses, rather more in spirit of shrines or the ancient greek agora, where people gather to venerate the ancestors and the changing seasons; places of interaction and exchange…

#neolithicbritain #neolithic #firstfarmers #agriculture #quoits #zennorquoit #dolmen #ancienthistory #ancientlandscape #proppedstones #loganrock #balancingstones #holedstones #men-an-tol #menantol #gatheringplaces

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