Category Archives: Monumentality

Wilsford Shaft

The Shaft Excavations between 1960 and 1962 at what appeared to be a recently bulldozed barrow revealed the presence of a single large shaft, the deepest prehistoric man-made shaft yet known in England. When fully excavated it was found to … Continue reading

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King Arthur’s Hall

Near the village of St Breward on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, is an obscure rectangular stone enclosure known as King Arthur’s Hall. Many suggestions have been put forward to the origin and function of the Scheduled Ancient Monument, ranging from a … Continue reading

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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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Temple Studies

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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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