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Sandra in Sydney Armchair Archaeologist (via Google Earth) (639* d) RE: Armchair Archaeologist (via Google Earth) 19 May 22


Rare stone circle found at prehistoric ritual site in Cornwall Archaeologists find pits lying in crooked horseshoe formation at Castilly Henge near Bodmin.
A rare stone circle has been found at a prehistoric ritual site in Cornwall, with seven regularly spaced pits mapped by a team of archaeologists.

Bracken and scrub were cleared over the winter at Castilly Henge near Bodmin to allow archaeologists to survey the site. They found the pits lying in a crooked horseshoe formation.

Experts believe the pits may once have formed a complete ring but ground conditions at the time of the survey left archaeologists unable to gather clear data on the northern part of the henge interior.

Some stones had been removed and taken elsewhere, while others were probably pushed face down into the pits in which they once stood upright. (read on)


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