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John Michell There are comparatively few wellknown stone circles in Wales and
of those that still exist, the stones are generally quite small in size, being usually
around 3 feet to 4 feet 6 inches in height. Most of the sites are in remote ...

Author: Chris Barber

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781445658681

Category: Photography

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Explore the mysterious and mythic treasures of Wales.
2016-08-15 By Chris Barber

Parish of St David's. In a field known on the 1 887-1906 0.8. 6” map as Parc yr
Allor is a single standing stone which may be the last remains of a burial
chamber said to have been there and to have been destroyed in 1 850. (See
RCAM Pembt ...

Author: Glyn E. Daniel

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107697621

Category: Social Science

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This 1950 book surveys what was known about prehistoric chamber tombs in England and Wales at the time of publication, reflecting on discoveries made through the excavation of numerous tombs in the previous fifty years. This book will be of value to anyone interested in megalithic tombs and the development of archaeology.
2013-03-28 By Glyn E. Daniel

Many standing stones are presumed to be prehistoric, yet intrinsically they are
almost impossible to date. Large stones, to several metres in height, are likely to
be Bronze Age, but Carreg Waun Llech standing stone, Brecknocks.

Author: David M. Browne

Publisher: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

ISBN: 9781871184266

Category: Social Science

Page: 148

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Cyfrol llawn lluniau yn archwilio i ardaloedd ucheldirol Cymru, gyda sylw arbennig i hanes a gorffennol diwydiannol yr ardaloedd hyn a'u pwysigrwydd i ddatblygiad cymdeithasol ac economaidd y wlad. Cyhoeddwyd yn wreiddiol yn Mawrth 2004. -- Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru
2003 By David M. Browne

This is strongly suggested when the remains form part of a range of other
deposits although other , individual burials may have ritual aspects ... A number
of these strands of behaviour can , perhaps , be recognised on standing stone
sites .

Author: George Williams

Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015049763330

Category: Social Science

Page: 131

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Medieval boundaries, early Christian monuments or merely stones for cattle to scratch their backs on? This review and collection of new evidence suggests that the overwhelming number of those that have a prehistoric context are in places which have a ritual significance.
1988 By George Williams

IV Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and
Constructions in Wales and Monmouthshire ... Five supporters remain, four being
prostrate and one leaning slightly over. ... 594) are two other prostrate stones, in
line with those still standing; no remembrance or tradition exists that they have
ever been ...

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Publisher: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

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Category: Social Science

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LIST OF PARISHES Ambleston Amroth Angle Bayvil Begelly Bletherston Bosherston Boulston Brawdy Bridell Burton Caldey and St. Margaret's Islands Camros Capel Colman Carew Cartlett Castellan Castlebythe Castlemartin Cathedral Close of St. Davids (see St. Davids: The Cathedral Close of). Cheriton (see Stackpole Elidyr) Cilgerran Cilrhedyn West Clarbeston Clydai Coed Cenlas (or Cenles) Cosheston Crinow Cronware Dale Dinas Eglwyswrw Fishguard North Fishguard South Frey strop Furzy Park and Portfield Granston Grondre Gumfreston Hakin Haroldston St. Issels Haroldston West Hasguard Haverfordwest: Hamlet of St. Martin Haverfordwest: Hamlet of St. Mary Haverfordwest: Hamlet of St. Thomas Hayscastle Henry's Moat Herbrandston Hodgeston Hubberston Hundleton Jeffreston Johnston Jordanston Lambston Lampeter Velfrey (see Llanbedr V.) Lamphey Langum ... Lawhaden Lawrenny Letterston Little Newcastle Llanbedr (Lampeter) Velfrey Llanddewi Velfrey Llandeilo Llandeloy Llandyssilio West Llanfair Nant y Gof Llanfair Nant Gwyn Llanfallteg West Llanfihangel Penbedw Llanfyrnach Llangan West Llangolman Llanhywel Llanllawer Llanreithan Llanrian Llanstadwel Llanstinan Llantood Llanwnda Llanycefn Llanychaer Llanychllwydog Llysyfran Loveston Ludchurch Maenclochog Maenordeifi Maenorowen Manorbier Marloes Marteltwy Mathry Meline Milford Minwear Monington Monkton Morvil Mounton Moylgrove Mynachlog Ddu Narberth Narbeth North Narbeth South Nash Nevern New Moat Newport Newton North Neyland Nolton Pembroke: St. Mary Pembroke: St. Michael Penally ... Penrhudd Pontfaen Prendergast North Puncheston Pwllcrochan Redberth Reynalton Rhoscrowther Robeston Wathen Robeston West Roch Rosemarket Rudbaxton St. Brides St. Davids St. Davids Cathedral Close of St. Dogmaels Rural St. Dogwells St. Edrens St. Elvies St. Florence St. IsmaelsSt. Issells St. Lawrence ... St. Margaret's Island (see Caldey). St. Nicholas St. Petrocs St. Twynnells Slebech Spittal Stackpole Elidyr Steynton Talbenny Tenby: St. Mary in Liberty Tenby: St. Mary out Liberty Trefgarn Upton Uzmaston Vorlan Walton East Walton West Walwyn's Castle Warren Whitchurch Whitechurch Williamstown East Wiston Yerbeston
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HARMON. have been an extremely fine cairn—only the grass-grown and still
undisturbed base stones, 200 feet in circumference, and about two feet high. The
fiat ... The parish boundary fence has been carried over it, the larger part of the
base being in St. Harmon. ... The one yet standing is 70 inches out of the ground,
60 inches broad 011 the north and south faces ; like its prostrate companion it
has no ...

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The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales has a leading national role in developing and promoting understanding of the archaeological, built and maritime heritage of Wales, as the originator, curator and supplier of authoritative information for individual, corporate and governmental decision makers, researchers, and the general public.
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Were there not so many Druidical remains scattered up and down this inand , we
might not wonder at these various fancies ... One hundred and forty stones , (
though the vulgar ridiculously fupposed they never could be justly counted ) are ...

Author: Henry Boswell

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ISBN: NYPL:33433004873968

Category: England

Page: 600

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1795 By Henry Boswell

It shows the tallest standing stone in the circle , which is said to be 9 feet high ,
and other large stones and numerous smaller ... 1981 ) , p.347 , which says there
were thirty stones of which ten still remain standing , some as much as 1.8m high
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Author: Chris Barber

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000016347885

Category: Cromlechs

Page: 192

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1989 By Chris Barber

... never was there and never will there be such workmanship which will not
perish while the day and wave continue ! ... This was still more effectually done
by the addition of epitaphs and inscriptions upon the memorial stones , and the
study ...

Author: John Obadiah Westwood

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ISBN: OXFORD:591043996

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... and express a different letter , if looked at from the other ; and that , unless
there be some sign , as in old Ogham there never ... In such situations an Ogham
legend generally begins from below on that angle of the stone to the left hand of
the ...

Author: Samuel Ferguson

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015046439553

Category: Inscriptions

Page: 164

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Ogham Inscriptions in Ireland, Wales, And Scotland by SirSamuel Ferguson, first published in 1887, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.
1887 By Samuel Ferguson

The barrows which give evidence of extermination are no doubt the most recent :
they contain more elaborate remains ... Age that the worship of stone monuments
began -- the Meini Hirion or Standing Stones ( which may be of almost any age ...

Author: William R. Owen

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044080765266

Category: Festivals

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1885 By William R. Owen

ing it to Pont Newydd , which we cross , and then turn left , soon cross another
bridge on the left , and follow a path which runs , not far from the brook , to the fall
. [ This walk might easily be united with the ascent of Carreg Fawr , by keeping on
over the hill and turning to the right by the ... The standing stone is somewhere
about sixteen feet round , and nine feet high ; the other of the “ two stones ” ( Deu
 ...

Author: Askew Roberts

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ISBN: UIUC:30112078835482

Category: Aberystwyth (Wales)

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1890 By Askew Roberts

Several streets and lanes , some of them still containing entire houses , may be
traced by foundations and ruinated ... By the church porch is a large monumental
stone , placed there by Edward Williams , the Welsh bard , who has himself ...

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ISBN: BSB:BSB10479628

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Several streets and lanes , some of them still containing entire houses , may be
traced by foundations and ruinated ... By the church porch is a large monumental
stone , placed there by Edward Williams , the Welsh bard , who has himself ...

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ISBN: OXFORD:591022949

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1830 By

The standing - stone near Sowerby , not far from Halifax in Yorkshire , is a
remarkable stone of memorial : so likewise is the one near Capel Kerig in ... At
Rudstone in the east riding of Yorkshire is a still more extraordinary one 24 feet
high , undoubtedly British . ... It may be necessary to caution the tourist , that in
many counties , particularly in Wales , where stone is abundant and timber
scarce , pillars very ...

Author: Thomas Walford

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ISBN: OXFORD:591023142

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1818 By Thomas Walford

... to four houses that covered this relic of antiquity ; but when , or by whom this
old edifice was founded could not be traced . ... and under the house where the
fire , in 1765 , was supposed to have begun , there was another stone building
thirty ...

Author: Thomas Hood

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105118154157

Category: Architecture

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1815 By Thomas Hood

It is becoming almost customary for reviewers to deplore the price of books ;
certainly Settlement and Society in Wales is ... millennium bc origin for
monuments incorporating standing stones may need to be reformulated , if not
yet dismissed .

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ISBN: UCLA:L0070828470

Category: Carmarthenshire (Wales)

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Introduction South and West Wales offer an immense variety of breathtaking
scenery from valleys and gorges to moorland ... Wales have yielded evidence of
Stone Age man , one being the Hoyle's Mouth Cave near Tenby where many flint
... They left behind communal tombs and Parc le Breos on Gower is an interesting
example . ... Another monument belonging to this period is the standing stone .

Author: Dorothy Hamilton

Publisher: Sigma Press

ISBN: 1850587647

Category: Tearooms

Page: 160

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In addition to the basic information concerning routes and tea shops, this guide includes appropriate notes on the landscape, local social and industrial history, interesting features on each walk, and the facilities available for visitors.

On the quayside the fishermen still land their catches and, from here, pleasure
boat trips can also be taken. Nearby, in ... Conwy Valley devised by Active
Snowdonia, passes many impressive cromlechs and standing stones. The route
also ...

Author: Joanna Billing

Publisher: Travel Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 190443407X

Category: Travel

Page: 356

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This beautifully illustrated guides explores the country in a relaxed narrative style by guiding the reader to some of the established visitor attractions but also focusing on the more secluded and less well-known places of interest and places to stay, eat and drink.Also known as the "Red Dragon", Wales is a country blessed with some of the most dramatic landscapes in Britain. To the north lies Snowdonia, a land of awe-inspiring mountains, wild moorlands and enchanting lakes. Further south the land is abundant with deep valleys and vast forests. Wales also has a rich cultural heritage full of myths and legends founded on Celtic ancestry but has an equally strong industrial past.
2003 By Joanna Billing

... by the inhabitants is the want of water in dry summers , when it is sometimes so
dear , as to be sold for eighteen pence a ... blue stones found hereabouts . The
castle , of which we have given a view , is very ancient , and was of great strength
, as appears from what remains , most of the walls being still standing ; it is ...

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ISBN: OXFORD:N11721224

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