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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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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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