02 April, 2013

10 Ancient Monument Story Posts

Stonehenge
Stonehenge
Exclusive Photos Of The Stonehenge Mystery
Explanations as to why Stonehenge was erected are numerous, from the ridiculous (an ancient racecourse, a war memorial, the tomb of Boadicea, erected over a corn circle etc.) to the possible (energy centers, as astronomical alignments, for religious rituals etc.). The 'official' line is that it is ... Read full story

The Mystery Of The Three Hurlers Stone Circles
The Hurlers are three stone circles in a line and are said to be dated from around 1500-2100 BC, which makes them 3500 to 4000 years old. Some experts date them from the late Neolithic ... Read full story

The Ancients Secret Transmitters Of Energy
The modern idea of ley lines is usually attributed to Alfred Watkins who, in 1926, realised that standing stones, stone circles, earthworks and prehistoric mounds are found in straight lines. All Watkins was really doing, however, was ... Read full story

The Cornish Mystery Of Trevethy Quoit Stones
Part of the mystery of this ancient monument is the fact that even the experts can't be absolutely sure as to why the stones were erected in this particular way. The debate takes place because of their age. Estimates put this at around 3500BC ... Read full story

The Mystery Of The Cornish Roche Rock And Hermitage
As the shadows fall on Roche Rock, and it's tiny chapel, the wind howls over the heathland. It's not a place for the faint hearted. The ghost of an old tin miner casts his shadow with no earthly presence to be seen ... Read full story

Roche Rock Cornwall
Roche Rock
Woodhenge The Stonehenge Made Of Wood
Woodhenge is so called, as the name suggests, because it was a wooden structure similar to Stonehenge and is believed to have been set up during the Bronze age, maybe for religious rituals. The wood posts ... Read full story

The Secret London Stone The Stone Of Brutus
"So long as the stone of Brutus is safe, so long shall London flourish", so says an ancient legend. London Stone or the Stone of Brutus, as it is sometimes called, is one of the lesser known secrets of London ... Read full story

The Giants Of Somerset
The moors of Somerset and the south-west of England were once inhabited by giants - yes really, if you believe in magic that is. But there is proof. Look at the photo of Porlock church ... Read full story

The Curse Of The Pharaohs
While in the employ of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, Howard Carter was excavating in the Egyptian Valley of the Kings. On the 4th of November, 1922 he came across a flight of stairs leading down to a blocked door covered in ancient ... Read full story

The Tristan Stone And King Arthur And His Knights
There are several stories about this stone and a probable link with King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. The one thing that is certain is that it dates back to the year 550. On the north side ... Read full story

Tristan Stone, Cornwall
The Tristan Stone
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10 Stories About Reincarnation
10 Story Posts Featuring Dreams
10 Mystery Posts About Cornwall
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8 comments:

  1. I love these sort of posts, great to see some of them all in one place. Oh, and you mean yesterday's post was a joke, well, well, well ;)

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    1. Like making all things neat and tidy, everything in it's place and so on - mind you, Karin would disagree that I do this.

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  2. Maybe this is what they mean when I hear people talking about stoner culture ?-)

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    1. I thought stoned was if one fell on your head.

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  3. Love the roundups - and maybe Daz has a point!!

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  4. Now I'm going to spend the rest of the day (week?) with rocks in my head.

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