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Rathcoole (Holed Stone) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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14th September 2014ce

Castle-an-Dinas (St. Columb) (Hillfort) — Images

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13th September 2014ce

Dun Liath (Glasnakille) (Broch) — Images

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13th September 2014ce

Dun Liath (Glasnakille) (Broch) — Fieldnotes

Visited: September 4, 2014

Dun Liath (Glasnakille/Drinan), credited as a 'possible broch' by RCAHMS, is to be found some 800 metres beyond the northern road-end in the community of Glasnakille, near Elgol in Skye's Strathaird peninsula. From there, an excellent track heads north through a Forestry Commission plantation, crosses the Allt na Cille stream, then almost immediately exits the woodland via a gate. Now follow the track for a further 250 metres through bracken and birch scrub till you arrive at a gate across the road.

Just before this gate is an attractive self-catering holiday cottage (the notice on the gate gives its address as No 1 Drinan). The broch lies in a region of scrub and heather a short distance east of the cottage. The best approach is to start at the aforementioned gate, on the cottage side, and follow the fence line towards Loch Slapin (i.e. southeast) for about 45 metres, then head to your right for another 15 metres. The conspicuous white stonework of the dilapidated southwestern wall of the broch should come into view.

The broch is almost circular, its centre filled (in September) with heather in full bloom. The walling is conspicuous and abundant on the west side of the structure as a dilapidated pile of white stones lying atop well defined outer foundation courses. To the east, the heather prevails, and though there are stones there aplenty, most are obscured.

This Google map shows the location of the Broch relative to the cottage. The black line shows the recommended approach route from the gate to the broch. At the present time, this is quite thickly vegetated, so you are unlikely to see the broch till you are almost upon it.

LesHamilton Posted by LesHamilton
13th September 2014ce
Edited 18th September 2014ce

Avebury (Stone Circle) — News

AVEBURY'S WATERSCAPE


Steve Marshall will be giving a talk on springs, rivers & the Avebury monuments in Swindon!
Friday 26th Sept, 7.30pm, Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Bath Road.
Museum Friends £3.50, Non-members £4.50
tjj Posted by tjj
13th September 2014ce

Craig Cerrig-gleisiad (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Images

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12th September 2014ce

Pendle Hill (Sacred Hill) — Images

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12th September 2014ce

Craig Cerrig-gleisiad (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Miscellaneous

Information from the Clwyd Powys Archaelogical Trust HER:
The earlier settlement complex occupies the E.-facing outer slope of the cwm between 402 and 442 m above O.D., and measures 160 m (E.-W.) by 140 m (N.-S.) It comprises a group of hillslope-set scooped enclosures including hut circles and associated embankments.

The most norwesterly is a pair of roughly circular hut platforms set upon a natural, boulder-strewn semi-circular rush-grown terrace to the N. of the stream which now drains the cwm. The hut embankments recognised here by the O.S. in 1976 were difficult to distinguish with confidence in 1981 and 1991. This hut group lies immediately outside, which is a subrectangular enclosure embanked by rubble walls up to 3 m wide and 0.4 m high, the longer axis aligned N.N.W.- S.S.E. (of c. 35 m by 23 m). This is bisected unequally by the stream, leaving a smaller, more incomplete enclosed area on the N. bank, whilst an internal E.-W. dividing bank makes a full enclosure of the steeply-sloping southern part, which is entered through a gap about 2 m wide about halfway down the E. side. Protruding from the S. terminal is a linear outwork curving away a few metres to the N.
The setting is part of a beautiful nature reserve, below some of the most striking cliffs in the Brecon Beacons.

http://www.ccgc.gov.uk/landscape--wildlife/protecting-our-landscape/special-landscapes--sites/protected-landscapes/national-nature-reserves/craig-cerrig-gleisiad-a-fan-fr.aspx
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
12th September 2014ce

Penycloddiau (Hillfort) — Images

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12th September 2014ce

Stonehenge and its Environs — Links

Travelling to Stonehenge - The wheels go round and round


Connecting Wiltshire web site with pdf download map of Salisbury to Stonehenge area.

http://www.connectingwiltshire.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Salisbury-to-Stonehenge_web.pdf

Contains detailed information of all bus stops, service times and routes, together with cycle routes, walking routes, cafe/restaurants and toilets.

Covers Salisbury, Old Sarum, Amesbury, Durrington, Larkhill, Strangeways and Stonehenge.
Chance Posted by Chance
12th September 2014ce

Avebury & the Marlborough Downs (Region) — Links

Travelling to Avebury - Connecting Wiltshire


Connecting Wiltshire web site for the Avebury area.

Contains detailed information of all bus stops, service times and routes, together with cycle routes, walking routes, cafe/restaurants and toilets.
Chance Posted by Chance
12th September 2014ce

Blaen Glyn (Cairn(s)) — Images

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11th September 2014ce

Bog (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Fieldnotes

Interesting new panel from today ,some typical rock art that includes what could be a "footprint " but also a millstone which obviously could date from much later . Sorry can't give proper grid ref yet , hence Bog etc. tiompan Posted by tiompan
11th September 2014ce

Bog (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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11th September 2014ce

Moel y Gaer (Hillfort) — Images

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11th September 2014ce

Penycloddiau cairn (Cairn(s)) — Images

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11th September 2014ce

Moel Arthur (Hillfort) — Images

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11th September 2014ce

Dun Eyre (Stone Fort / Dun) — Images

<b>Dun Eyre</b>Posted by LesHamilton LesHamilton Posted by LesHamilton
11th September 2014ce
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