Category Archives: Megaliths

Megalithomania Conference 2020 

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Hautville’s Quoit

Beyond the river Chew, some 350 metres from the stone circles of Stanton Drew, lies the solitary stone known as Hautvilles Quoit. Situated on the northern edge of a field bordering the B3130 Chew Magna-Pensford road in Somerset, part of … Continue reading

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The Cove at Stanton Drew

It is said that the stone circles at Stanton Drew are a petrified wedding party who danced on into the Sabbath due to being entranced by the Devil’s fiddle playing. A set of three ancient standing stones known as the … Continue reading

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The Stones of Llanbedr

Situated between Harlech and Barmouth on the A496 road in the Ardudwy region of Gwynedd, Wales, is the little village of Llanbedr. This unassuming little Welsh village located within the Snowdonia National Park originally grew around the slate quarrying industry … Continue reading

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London Stone Back Home

The legendary London Stone was removed from display at 111 Cannon Street in May 2016, to make way for work on a new office building to take place. The Stone was taken to the Museum of London for conservation and … Continue reading

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London Stone going home

The enigmatic London Stone is due to go back home to 111 Cannon Street in London on 4th October. The irregular bock of oolitic limestone, possibly originally a Roman milestone or remnant from a prehistoric stone circle, has been on display … Continue reading

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Old Stones, New Book

The Old Stones A Field Guide to the Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland The new book from the Megalithic Portal, edited by Andy Burnham, with Foreword by Mike Parker Pearson 418 page paperback, published by Watkins Media, 20th September 2018 … Continue reading

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