La pierre de Montotoute - Davayat - Puy de Dôme - France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 45° 56.802 E 003° 06.546
31T E 508455 N 5088131
Quick Description: [EN] The highest menhir of Auvergne. [FR] Le plus haut menhir d'Auvergne.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 10/2/2016 1:20:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMT68T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi
Views: 2

Long Description:
[EN] A menhir in the courtyard of an individual is the most important Auvergne (4.66 m above ground and 5 m in total, weighing more than 10 tonnes), was a historical monument in 1887. It was erected there are more than 5,000 years to the late Neolithic.
This menhir formerly called "Montotoux stone" (of Teutates, Gallic god) is now in the yard of a home winemaker.

[FR] Un menhir dans la cour d'un particulier est le plus important d'Auvergne (4,66 m au-dessus du sol et 5 m au total, pesant plus de 10 tonnes), fut classé monument historique en 1887. Il fut dressé il y a plus de 5000 ans, à la fin du Néolithique.
Ce menhir autrefois appelé « pierre de Montotoux » (de Teutatès, dieu gaulois) se trouve maintenant dans la cour d'une maison vigneronne.
Type: Menhir

Parking: N 45° 56.798 W 003° 06.534

Number: 1.00

Size:
height/hauteur 4.66m weight/poids 10T circumference/circonference 4.7m


Source:
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davayat


Purpose:
Menhir 6 rue de l'église 63200 DAVAYAT [EN] According to legend, the bailiffs of the barony of Vaux-en-Limagne and the Marquis of Combronde held their seats and dispensed justice at the monument. [FR]Selon la légende, les baillis de la baronnie de Vaux-en-Limagne et du marquisat de Combronde tenaient leurs assises et rendaient la justice au pied du monument.


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