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|Grampian Stone circles.|
Just a few of the best.
|The Hurlers (Hr Carwynnen) is the name of a group of three stone circles on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, England, UK. The circles were first noted by historian John Norden in 1584 and the first detailed description was made by William Borlase in 1754. The tradition states that they are men turned to stone for profaning the Lords Day by taking part in a hurling match; the arrangement of the stones l...||11/04/2009||235|
|More Aberdeenshire standing stones and Stone Circles||06/20/2006||406|
|The Cockpit is the largest and most impressive of the Moor Divock circles. The stone circles and burial mounds date back to the bronze age. It consists of a low bank of stones, 3 metres wide, and with an internal diameter of about 26m, which surrounds a featureless short turfed interior. Set into the bank are many large stones, the tallest of which form the inner face of the circle, some reachi...||01/21/2008||487|
|The Stanton Drew stone circles are just outside the village of Stanton Drew, Somerset. The largest is the Great Circle, a henge monument consisting of the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury). The stone circle is 113 m in diameter and probably consisted of 30 stones, of which 27 survive today. The North East Circle is 30 m in diameter and probably consisted of 10 or more stone...||11/04/2009||299|
|Aberdeenshire Stone Circles (part 3)||06/26/2006||341|
|This recumbent stone circle erected in the 3rd-2nd millennium BC, lies on a hill northwest of Aberdeen. |
The ten uprights are of red granite, while the massive 24-ton recumbent is of dark grey granite. Once every 18 years a full moon will seem to roll over the top of the stone and southern horizon.
The circle stones' heights vary from the 1m of the one opposite the recumbent to 2...
|Home of the late Edith Bouvier Beale known as Grey Gardens. Featured in the 1975 documentary, "Grey Gardens." Mrs. Beale was Jacqueline Kennedy's aunt.||10/07/2009||839|
|A dog bone, a complex star pattern, and a bunch of circles.||04/30/2006||1,603|
|These may have been shown before but has anyone any idea what these large circles are? They appear approximately 50 kilometers North of Area 51 in Nevada, USA.||02/04/2008||463|
|Avebury is the site of a large henge and several stone circles surrounding the village of Avebury in the English county of Wiltshire. It is one of the finest and largest Neolithic monuments in Europe, about 5,000 years old. Although older than the megalithic stages of Stonehenge 32 kilometres (20 mi) to the south, the two monuments are broadly contemporary overall. Avebury is roughly midway bet...||05/02/2006||462|
|Concentric circles within a triangle.||08/11/2005||2,447|