Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Boles Barrow Bluestone

“Barrow digging gained impetus during the 1840s, and in many areas where tumuli proliferated the barrow openers likewise increased. The years 1840 – 70 can justifiably be called the ‘boom years’, when the subject almost approached the proportions of a … Continue reading

Posted in Bluestones | Tagged | Leave a comment

Material Selection in Megalithic Monuments

“There is an indelible myth about the Preselis. It is frequently asserted that there had been an epic transportation of bluestones from those hills to Stonehenge because they were a landmark to seafarers from Ireland, ‘a sacred mountain’ whose stones … Continue reading

Posted in Bluestones, Materiality | Tagged | 1 Comment