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Re: Megalithic mapping

PostPosted: 3:07 pm
by Boreades
Ma wee cousin Barry MacBoreades has pointed out that the TME Map is still woefully lacking in some areas. Like the Western Isles and west coast of Scotland. ... 4b5057/map

To try and make amends, I have just added a couple more.

Ballymeanoch Henge.
Nether Largie Standing Stones.

The latter are on the way to Temple Wood Stone Circle. Both are either side of the B8025 from Crinan to Kilmartin. Home of the Kilmartin Knights Templar graveyard and the Kilmartin Museum with some of the nicely scrubbed-up Templar gravestones.

Re: Megalithic mapping

PostPosted: 4:02 pm
by Mick Harper
When I clicked on the link, the Templars said, " refused to connect." It doesn't surprise me, I'm known to them.

Re: Megalithic mapping

PostPosted: 4:05 pm
by Mick Harper
But when I used my super-powers and got the full link, it did. (Nice map!) If this is a general fault, let me know and I'll get our man to sort it. I don't think he's a Templar.

Re: Megalithic mapping

PostPosted: 5:13 pm
by Boreades
Today's addition: Perdigões - a very large wood henge in Portugal

The site of Perdigões comprises a set of ditched enclosures located in the municipality of Reguengos de Monsaraz, Évora district, in the Alentejo hinterland (South Portugal). ... opsis.html

The Perdigões Neolithic “Woodhenge” discovery is remarkable because nothing like it has ever been found in Portugal before. Archaeologists discovered the new Neolithic “Woodhenge” within the Perdigões complex in southeast Portugal. The complex is one of the most important late Stone Age sites in the Iberian Peninsula, built around 5000 years ago, in the Middle Neolithic period. The 16-hectare (40-acre) site has many concentric ditched enclosures.

Could have been built before Woodhenge. Or after. Or at the same time-ish.

What is striking about the discovery is that it is not like anything else found in the region. The characteristics of “Woodhenge” are almost identical to structures found in central Europe and the British Isles. One of the best known of these circular timber structures is the one found near Stonehenge.

Did they have the same sub-contractors as Woodhenge?

Alright guv? You know it's gorn past the Autumn Equinox dontcha? It's started getting cold and wet up north 'ere in Woodhenge territory. So we're just orf ter see ter another contract darn sarf where it's warmer for the winter. See yer later.

Added to Carto. ... 54a1cb/map

Re: Megalithic mapping

PostPosted: 9:15 pm
by Boreades
A new henge in Wiltshire.

As if Wiltshire didn't have enough already.

Wilsford Henge is the site of a Neolithic henge located west of the village of Wilsford, Wiltshire in the United Kingdom (grid reference SU09305732). The site was discovered from cropmarks in aerial photographs. The monument is situated within the Vale of Pewsey a short distance to the south of the large henge known as Marden Henge.

Visible here: ... 6787?hl=en

Now on the TME Map Of The Universe:

Re: Megalithic mapping

PostPosted: 12:50 am
by Boreades
Not quite a megalith, but who knew we are still building pyramids on the same latitude as Stonehenge?

Image ... nciliation

Well, when I say "we", I mean The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, or 'Pyramid of Peace', in Nu-Sultan, Kazakhstan, designed by Norman Foster and Partners (British firm, gor blimey, makes yer proud...)

Visible here: ... 3611?hl=en

Re: Megalithic mapping

PostPosted: 9:50 pm
by Boreades
A new old henge.

7,500-year-old Stone Circle in Armenia

Armenian historian Stepanos Orbelian, in his book History of Syunic (I—XII centuries) mentions that in the Tsluk (Yevalakh) region of Armenia, near the town Syunic or Sisian, was a village called Carunge, which means "stone treasure" or "foundation stones" in Armenian.

The name Carahunge is interpreted as deriving from two Armenian words: car (or kar) (Armenian: քար), meaning stone, and hunge or hoonch (Armenian: հունչ), meaning sound. Thus the name Carahunge means "speaking stones".