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boscawen-un stone circle 50.223456,-5.123456. constructed image.

one of the five stone circles left standing in west penwith cornwall. although many more existed but have been lost over the last two centuries. the merry maidens circle is intervisible with it and can be seen just below the

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boscawen-un stone circle 50.223456,-5.123456. constructed image.

one of the five stone circles left standing in west penwith cornwall. although many more existed but have been lost over the last two centuries. the merry maidens circle is intervisible with it and can be seen just below the

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trippet stone circle. bodmin.

trippet stone circle. bodmin. the sister stone circle to stripple stones. intervisible with one another and both in sight of hawkstor seen in the background in this shot. the entrance to the stripple henge-circle in direct alignment with this circle. many of the stones making up this circle – originally around 26 – are now recumbent

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trippet stone circle. bodmin.

trippet stone circle. bodmin. the sister stone circle to stripple stones. intervisible with one another and both in sight of hawkstor seen in the background in this shot. the entrance to the stripple henge-circle in direct alignment with this circle. many of the stones making up this circle – originally around 26 – are now recumbent

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higher drift long stones. triganeeris sisters.

higher drift long stones. triganeeris sisters. first recorded by w borlase in 1754 and some 100 years was excavated by his direct descendant william copeland borlase, finding a pit between the two stones. no burial artefact found. they align NNW / SSE and are 2.6m and 2.3m high and 4.9m apart. they are intervisible with the tresvennack pillar also with a similar burial pit in with a cremation urn was found. although the alignment is not directly towards the pillar if as you can see from this photo the two stones form a clear sight line through which the tresvennack pillar can be located. this is a more likely way in which these monuments are tied together and would have been used as part of way making in prehistory

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higher drift long stones. triganeeris sisters.

higher drift long stones. triganeeris sisters. first recorded by w borlase in 1754 and some 100 years was excavated by his direct descendant william copeland borlase, finding a pit between the two stones. no burial artefact found. they align NNW / SSE and are 2.6m and 2.3m high and 4.9m apart. they are intervisible with the tresvennack pillar also with a similar burial pit in with a cremation urn was found. although the alignment is not directly towards the pillar if as you can see from this photo the two stones form a clear sight line through which the tresvennack pillar can be located. this is a more likely way in which these monuments are tied together and would have been used as part of way making in prehistory

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