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This neolithic stone grave has been altered and restored so often its now more neo than lithic.
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“"Avebury Sheep and Standing Stone, England" - photo by Barry W. Andersen http://t.co/n0Xi51gSTD”
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The Lia Fail or Stone of Destiny at The Hill of Tara, Co. Meath, ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland until the 6th century AD. This standing stone is on the Inauguration Mound, and in legend it was the Coronation Stone for Irish High Kings into the 6th Century AD. The Hill of Tara is located near Dunshaughlin and Navan, and the River Boyne. Also in legend, the stone was supposed to have been brought to Ireland by the Tuatha Dé Danann - a magical race who once ruled Ireland. The Lia…
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Ring of Brodgar, Orkney
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With its rows of thousands of standing stones, Carnac, on the south coast of Brittany, has long fascinated man. Find out more about this magical place...
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Men an Tol By Angela Jayne Barnett
Clickable map of the UK showing the distribution of prehistoric stones with links to maps, pictures and details
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Calanais standing stones. Lewis Outer Hebrides, Scotland.
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Photography special: the unearthly sculptures at the On Form exhibition at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds
Sculpture gardens are sublime, serene places — like cemeteries without the sorrow. They are hidden oases of calm, places to marvel over beautiful manmade forms in rugged natural surrounds. Cornwall has the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden at St Ives, where tactile geometric shapes rise o
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The Standing Stones of Lundin are three impressive monoliths up to 5 metres tall at Lundin Ladies Golf Course in Fife, Scotland. A fourth stone recorded in the 18th century lies broken nearby. The New Statistical Account of 1845 conjectured that they could be Roman, memorials to Vikings slain by Macbeth and Banquo, or perhaps of 'Druidical' origin. The purpose of such monuments remains uncertain, perhaps with religious or ceremonial significance, or acting as territorial or route markers…
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