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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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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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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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merrivale-the movie #1. merrivale stone row. dartmoor.

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merrivale-the movie #1. merrivale stone row. dartmoor.

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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 hill. part 2. a story in stone…

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zennor hill. part 2. a story in stone…

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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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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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