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holed stone. truthwall common. tregaseal stone row.

i’m much taken with the suggestion made by @carolynkennett on a recent walk she hosted that these holed stones were a sort of calendrical signpost, with each one progressively announcing the oncoming of winter. they act as sun shadow projectors

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holed stone. truthwall common. tregaseal stone row.

i’m much taken with the suggestion made by @carolynkennett on a recent walk she hosted that these holed stones were a sort of calendrical signpost, with each one progressively announcing the oncoming of winter. they act as sun shadow projectors

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yartor. tor enclosure.

yortor causewayed enclosure. dartmoor. english heritage mentions it in connection with the bronzage reave field system associated with yortor and corndon tor but could be of either origins. their close cousins in cornwall date to early neolithic. it is situated

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yartor. tor enclosure.

yortor causewayed enclosure. dartmoor. english heritage mentions it in connection with the bronzage reave field system associated with yortor and corndon tor but could be of either origins. their close cousins in cornwall date to early neolithic. it is situated

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corndon tor cairn.

incorporating tors into monuments is all part of ‘capturing, appropriating and controlling the power of the rocks’ (tilley, a phenomenology of landscape 1997). that these outcrops are considered special throughout prehistory is a matter of archaeological record; by the time

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corndon tor cairn.

incorporating tors into monuments is all part of ‘capturing, appropriating and controlling the power of the rocks’ (tilley, a phenomenology of landscape 1997). that these outcrops are considered special throughout prehistory is a matter of archaeological record; by the time

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corndon tor cairn. nr dartmeet dartmoor.

corndon torcairn. from the summit of this tor cairn we can see the three sister cairns, the larger of the three in the foreground. the tor cairn one of four cairns on corndon down all in region of 24m in

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corndon tor cairn. nr dartmeet dartmoor.

corndon torcairn. from the summit of this tor cairn we can see the three sister cairns, the larger of the three in the foreground. the tor cairn one of four cairns on corndon down all in region of 24m in

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kenidjack propped stone.

a walk around truthwall common, tregeseal with @carolynkennett (110621) in the mist, revealed an unregistered propped stone at kenidjack tors -two prop stones, one very small, supports a stone that has zoomorphic silhouettes. the top stone can be gently rocked.

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kenidjack propped stone.

a walk around truthwall common, tregeseal with @carolynkennett (110621) in the mist, revealed an unregistered propped stone at kenidjack tors -two prop stones, one very small, supports a stone that has zoomorphic silhouettes. the top stone can be gently rocked.

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new work. one stone in five.

one stone in five. five holed stones make up an extraordinary stone row on truthwall common, tregaseal and seems to be focussed on a barrow some hundred metres away. the holes around 8cm in diameter are low down on the

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new work. one stone in five.

one stone in five. five holed stones make up an extraordinary stone row on truthwall common, tregaseal and seems to be focussed on a barrow some hundred metres away. the holes around 8cm in diameter are low down on the

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the merrivale stonerows. part two

the three double stone rows form just one part of an extensive ceremonial megalithic complex that includes a stone circle, standing stones, cairns and cists and a closely associated settlement of prehistoric roundhouses. it is situated on a gently sloping

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the merrivale stonerows. part two

the three double stone rows form just one part of an extensive ceremonial megalithic complex that includes a stone circle, standing stones, cairns and cists and a closely associated settlement of prehistoric roundhouses. it is situated on a gently sloping

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the merrivale stonerows. part one

the three double stone rows form just one part of an extensive ceremonial megalithic complex that includes a stone circle, standing stones, cairns and cists and a closely associated settlement of prehistoric roundhouses. it is situated on a gently sloping

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the merrivale stonerows. part one

the three double stone rows form just one part of an extensive ceremonial megalithic complex that includes a stone circle, standing stones, cairns and cists and a closely associated settlement of prehistoric roundhouses. it is situated on a gently sloping

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langstone orthostat.

langstone orthostat. at 2.76m high it is the largest stone on dartmoor, in a single stone row. the row measuring 118m long, consists of some 27 mainly small-sized stones and is orientated north to south. this substantial orthostat is at

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langstone orthostat.

langstone orthostat. at 2.76m high it is the largest stone on dartmoor, in a single stone row. the row measuring 118m long, consists of some 27 mainly small-sized stones and is orientated north to south. this substantial orthostat is at

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balancing stone. carnstabba. natural dolmen.

the natural logan stones on the brow of carn stabba hold many of the constituent parts that make up many of the features of the first neolithic monuments in west penwith; the balanced stone, itself moved out of its original

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balancing stone. carnstabba. natural dolmen.

the natural logan stones on the brow of carn stabba hold many of the constituent parts that make up many of the features of the first neolithic monuments in west penwith; the balanced stone, itself moved out of its original

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longstone in the making ? carn stabba.

this recent ‘discovery’ lies on a granite platform just below carn stabba cave. it is part of a conspicuous arrangement of stones visible from the halsetown road above venwyn cottage. it was in the process of being hewn out of

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longstone in the making ? carn stabba.

this recent ‘discovery’ lies on a granite platform just below carn stabba cave. it is part of a conspicuous arrangement of stones visible from the halsetown road above venwyn cottage. it was in the process of being hewn out of

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zennor quoit. neolithic dolmen. the movie part one.

dolmen are amongst the earliest monuments to appear on the penwith peninsular and were carefully positioning within the landscape. placed on the plateau below and east of zennor hill and adjacent to the sperris outcrops and quoit. zennor hill contains

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zennor quoit. neolithic dolmen. the movie part one.

dolmen are amongst the earliest monuments to appear on the penwith peninsular and were carefully positioning within the landscape. placed on the plateau below and east of zennor hill and adjacent to the sperris outcrops and quoit. zennor hill contains

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zennor hill. part 1. a story in stone

a site of special archaeological interest. a story set in stone. this place invokes the very substance of the mythological imagination. we can see perhaps why our ancestors revered such places -deeming them the work of their ancestors thinking they

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zennor hill. part 1. a story in stone

a site of special archaeological interest. a story set in stone. this place invokes the very substance of the mythological imagination. we can see perhaps why our ancestors revered such places -deeming them the work of their ancestors thinking they

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stone setting. circles, rows and enclosures.

stone setting. stone circles, enclosures and rows. east of lelant downs and down from trencrom hill this well crafted arrangement of large granite stones is situated in quite dense woods on a slope running down to a river valley. definitively

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stone setting. circles, rows and enclosures.

stone setting. stone circles, enclosures and rows. east of lelant downs and down from trencrom hill this well crafted arrangement of large granite stones is situated in quite dense woods on a slope running down to a river valley. definitively

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propped stone. carnstabba. (50.2008913, -5.4953055).

propped stone. carnstabba. (50.2008913, -5.4953055). two props and one point of contact (descriptive typology re david shepherd). it is claimed that these form part of the neolithic megalithic tradition and are perhaps the precursors to dolmen or quoits. natural stone

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propped stone. carnstabba. (50.2008913, -5.4953055).

propped stone. carnstabba. (50.2008913, -5.4953055). two props and one point of contact (descriptive typology re david shepherd). it is claimed that these form part of the neolithic megalithic tradition and are perhaps the precursors to dolmen or quoits. natural stone

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modern ancient. tregeseal holed stone. stencilled standing stone #1.

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modern ancient. tregeseal holed stone. stencilled standing stone #1.

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anatomy of a painting. details paintwork. tregeseal holed stone. kenidjack common. west penwith.

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anatomy of a painting. details paintwork. tregeseal holed stone. kenidjack common. west penwith.

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intervisibility. zennor hill to zennor quoit.

intervisibility. zennor hill to zennor quoit. a recent post showed the hill and its connection to the hill and its array of megalithic stones. here we see the quoit from a solutions basin on the east side of the hill.(the

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intervisibility. zennor hill to zennor quoit.

intervisibility. zennor hill to zennor quoit. a recent post showed the hill and its connection to the hill and its array of megalithic stones. here we see the quoit from a solutions basin on the east side of the hill.(the

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tregeseal holed stone. paintwork.

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tregeseal holed stone. paintwork.

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propped stone. zennor hill.

propped stone. zennor hill. these are now seen as part of the neolithic megalithic tradition although difficult to definitively date. this is a relatively new classification of megalithic monument and seems to be widespread with new candidates being added all

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propped stone. zennor hill.

propped stone. zennor hill. these are now seen as part of the neolithic megalithic tradition although difficult to definitively date. this is a relatively new classification of megalithic monument and seems to be widespread with new candidates being added all

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solutions basins . zennor hill. special stones that hold fresh rain water ; the basins slowly wearing through the granite over millennia. undoubtable held in great reverence by our ancestors who saw special significance in there presence on these hill sites. sometimes accompanied by cup marks believed in turn these basins to be the work of their ancestors marking out their territory. some of these basins work their way through the whole tor stone as seen herein the middle ground and are found incorporated into early monuments such as the men-an-tol and at carn brea. ..#solutionsbasin #monument #tors #waterbasins #ancestors #archaeology #ancienthistory #prehistory #ancientwisdom.

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solutions basins . zennor hill. special stones that hold fresh rain water ; the basins slowly wearing through the granite over millennia. undoubtable held in great reverence by our ancestors who saw special significance in there presence on these hill sites. sometimes accompanied by cup marks believed in turn these basins to be the work of their ancestors marking out their territory. some of these basins work their way through the whole tor stone as seen herein the middle ground and are found incorporated into early monuments such as the men-an-tol and at carn brea. ..#solutionsbasin #monument #tors #waterbasins #ancestors #archaeology #ancienthistory #prehistory #ancientwisdom.

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zennor hill. zennor quoit. constructed image.

exploring the stones from zennor hill and their relationship with the quoit. significant stone features make up this extraordinary selection of tors: a holed stone(1) seen on the extreme left of the photo, is the result of acidic rain water

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zennor hill. zennor quoit. constructed image.

exploring the stones from zennor hill and their relationship with the quoit. significant stone features make up this extraordinary selection of tors: a holed stone(1) seen on the extreme left of the photo, is the result of acidic rain water

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strange stones. rosewall hill. natural water basins and sculptured stones made up the revered and intermingled world of the ancient lithic periods. natural stone features are added to or emulated afresh in what we have come to call rock-art. ways of transferring meaning and significance to and from the landscape and life to the daily lives of the mesolithic and neolithic peoples. were they to be understood as the work of the ancestors, ways of maintaining the continuity of occupation and inheritance. to be seen as reinforcing a necessary unity of all natural things both animate and inanimate or rather seeing all things including humankind as part of a unified animated world. #ancienthistory , #mesolithic , #neolithic , #waterbasin , #lithics #rock_art , #sculpturedstone , #ancientwisdom , #rockart

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strange stones. rosewall hill. natural water basins and sculptured stones made up the revered and intermingled world of the ancient lithic periods. natural stone features are added to or emulated afresh in what we have come to call rock-art. ways of transferring meaning and significance to and from the landscape and life to the daily lives of the mesolithic and neolithic peoples. were they to be understood as the work of the ancestors, ways of maintaining the continuity of occupation and inheritance. to be seen as reinforcing a necessary unity of all natural things both animate and inanimate or rather seeing all things including humankind as part of a unified animated world. #ancienthistory , #mesolithic , #neolithic , #waterbasin , #lithics #rock_art , #sculpturedstone , #ancientwisdom , #rockart

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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

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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

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headsup. #paintedhead #ceramichead#sculptureart #sculptedhead #sculpture #contemporaryart #contemporarysculpture #paintedwood #headsup

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