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A megalithic monument is a prehistoric construction involving one or several roughly hewn stone slabs of great size. These monuments are found in various parts of the world, but the best known and most numerous are concentrated in Western Europe, including Brittany, the British Isles, Iberia, S France, S Scandinavia, and N Germany.
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Megalithic MonumentsBirkrigg Common stone circle,Bardsea,Cumbria England.

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Birkrigg common stone circle is also known by at least 2 other names,Druids circle and as the nearby farm,Sunbrick stone circle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 9/8/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsEastern Tor Village, Near Ditsworthy, Dartmoor UK

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A collection of hut circles on Southern Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 4/2/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsRingmoor Circle, South Dartmoor, UK

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An ancient stone circle on South Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 3/28/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsDólmenes 3 y 4 de El Pozuelo

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Grupo de dos dólmenes del conjunto de El Pozuelo en Zalamea la Real (Huelva, España).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 3/24/2008

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen 2 de El Pozuelo

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Dolmen número 2 del conjunto dolménico de El Pozuelo en Zalamea la Real (Huelva, España)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 3/23/2008

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen 1 de El Pozuelo

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Dolmen de dos cámaras del conjunto dolménico de El Pozuelo en Zalamea la Real (Huelva, Spain)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 3/23/2008

last visited: 10/25/2009

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Megalithic MonumentsLabbacallee Wedge Tomb - Co Cork

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The site is one of the largest Irish examples of a wedge tomb.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 7/28/2012

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Megalithic MonumentsAllée couverte de la Pierre Plate

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[FR] La presence d'une sepulture sous une dalle de gres depassant du sol n'a ete suspectee qu'a la fin du XIXe siecle. [EN] The presence of a grave beneath a sandstone slab underground was only suspected at the end of the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 3/9/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsThe Giant's Grave - Burren Co Cavan

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The Giant's Grave - Burren Co Cavan on Tullygobban Hill is a fairly large wedge-tomb whose gallery is about 10 metres long and 2 metres wide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: 2/9/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsThe Calf House - Burren Co Cavan

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This is one of a number of tombs in the townland of Burren Co Cavan it has two enormous outward-splaying portal-stones and a low door-stone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: 8/24/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsLe Blanc Val Allée couverte

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[FR] Cette allée très abimée ne dispose plus de dalle de couverture. Elle comporte une dalle à trou circulaire, en forme de hublot. [EN] This passage grave is missing the covering stone slabs. In one of the vertical slabs a circular hole can be seen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsSaint-Martin-du-Tertre Menhir

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[FR] Un Menhir pas loin de la Pierre-Turquaise qui est beaucoup plus connue . [EN] A menhir not far from the much more well known Turquaise stone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsAllée couverte de la Pierre-Turquaise

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[FR] L'appelation Turquaise, ou Turquoise, viendrait de la couleur du gres ou, plus vraisemblement, evoquerait les turcs. [EN] This is the largest passage grave in the region and is lucky to have survived this long.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsLaughter Tor Standing Stone, Dartmoor UK

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A standing stone on central Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/4/2008

last visited: 3/5/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsHut Circle near the River Swincombe, Dartmoor UK

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A granite stone circle on Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/4/2008

last visited: 3/5/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsHut Circle near Sharp Tor, Dartmoor UK

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A hut circle on central Dartmoor, Devon UK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/29/2008

last visited: 2/29/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsGrey Wethers Central Dartmoor, Devon UK

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Two stone circles on Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: 11/11/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsLe dolmen de Chancy

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[FR]Situe dans la foret d'Halatte dans la parcelle 102 sur les flancs du Mont Pagnotte. Il n'en reste qu'une pierre toujours debout. [EN]Situated in the forest of Halatte within parcel 102 on the flanks of Mount Pagnotte. Only one stone still stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsFernworthy Circle, Dartmoor. (Froggymead)

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An ancient Stone Circle on Dartmoor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2008

last visited: 11/11/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsQuintin's Man Cairn, Dartmoor, UK

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An ancient granite burial cairn on a Dartmoor hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2008

last visited: 2/18/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsDrombeg Stone Circle, Ireland (Co Cork)

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A stome circle just outside Glandore, in County Cork, Ireland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Modestia

location: Ireland

date approved: 1/29/2008

last visited: 8/13/2013

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Megalithic MonumentsSunkenkirk (Swinside) stone circle

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Swinside stone circle,also known as Sunkenkirk stone circle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2008

last visited: 1/12/2008

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Megalithic MonumentsTorhouse stone circle, Dumfries & Galloway

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Torhouse stone circle. At the side of road, in a walled enclosure. Also known as Torhousekie. Managed by Historic Scotland. Open all year. Free. Parking at site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/16/2007

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsCairn Holy II Chambered Cairn, Dumfries and Galloway

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A short walk up the track from parking leads to Cairn Holy II, said to be the tomb of the mythical King Galdus. Also known as Cairnholy II. Cairn Holy I is nearby. Both managed by Historic Scotland. Open all year. Free.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsStonehenge, Wiltshire, UK

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Probably the most well known of the stone circles

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team XL5

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2007

last visited: 11/23/2013

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