Latest topics
» To William...
Today at 4:24 pm by PurpleSkyz

» I Am All That Is – Remember?
Today at 3:02 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Radiohead Has Special Message For Theresa May at Glastonbury Festival
Today at 1:28 pm by PurpleSkyz

» David Icke - Secret Societies & The Ruling Elite
Today at 1:19 pm by PurpleSkyz

» THE GREAT FLOOD
Today at 12:32 pm by Consciousness Of Economic

» FIRE - BRIMSTONE & "PRE" diluvian war
Today at 12:32 pm by Consciousness Of Economic

» Ancient High Technology Has Been Found.
Today at 12:31 pm by Consciousness Of Economic

» Dolores Cannon the Custodians, Beyond Alien Abduction
Today at 12:30 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Cindy Kay Currier - How computers create gods
Today at 11:46 am by PurpleSkyz

» Wes Annac - Be You
Today at 11:44 am by PurpleSkyz

» Anna von Reitz ~ To The Generals -- Get the Lead Out
Today at 11:14 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ 2 Huge UFOs interact observed near the Sun plus MORE
Today at 8:31 am by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~**THREE SUNS**NIBIRU SYSTEM PLANETS plus MORE
Today at 8:10 am by PurpleSkyz

» Felicitations of Angelic Guides are heard
Today at 7:57 am by PurpleSkyz

» This Weeks Scamtastic RV/GCR News: 6/24-6/30
Today at 7:43 am by PurpleSkyz

» Karen Hudes - Network of Global Corporate Control 6 27 17
Today at 7:40 am by PurpleSkyz

» September 23, 2017, Revelation 12, US Solar Eclipse - Signs in the Heavens
Today at 7:15 am by PurpleSkyz

» Strange spherical shape-like sky phenomenon filmed over Texas
Today at 7:12 am by PurpleSkyz

» Brad Pitt – Elite Hollywood Pedophiles Control America
Today at 6:58 am by PurpleSkyz

» Queen eLizardbeth Gets 78% Raise - $97 Million a Year to Read Script
Yesterday at 8:44 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Starwalkers Episode 24 [in pictures] 'The Centauri War' by TS Caladan
Yesterday at 7:42 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Donald Trump, Enemy of We the People
Yesterday at 7:30 pm by WilliaminUSA

» Looks a bit like a WW2 Bomber on MARS
Yesterday at 7:01 pm by bs4ever

» Ancient Alien "Gilgamesh" Found Buried In Iraq?
Yesterday at 6:45 pm by MartyM

» POOFness for JUNE 27: GOOD MILE
Yesterday at 6:16 pm by PurpleSkyz

»  Dolores Cannon's revelations New Earth, Frequency, ET Souls, Waves, How to Shift YouTube 360p
Yesterday at 5:57 pm by WilliaminUSA

» Crop Circle ~ Delley-Portalban, Broye, Canton Fribourg, Switzerland
Yesterday at 5:39 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Jimmy Church w/ Jay Weidner : The Nazca Mummy : Is is an ET?
Yesterday at 5:35 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Stephen Bassett interview - Exopolitics and the push for UFO disclosure
Yesterday at 4:22 pm by PurpleSkyz

Who is online?

You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » GALACTIC AWARENESS » HISTORIES MYSTERIES » Highest Stone Circle in Southern England Discovered

Highest Stone Circle in Southern England Discovered

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin

Highest Stone Circle in Southern England Discovered


  • 0 Comments
  •  May 12, 2015
  •  Paul Seaburn

 
It seems like you can’t throw a stone in England without it landing in a stone circle, those Neolithic monuments that continue to amaze, impress and baffle us. Dartmoor, a moorland in south Devon, England, has a number of stone circles and standing stones and a newly-discovered circle appears to fit into the existing pattern.
This is the first stone circle found in Devon in over 100 years and, at 525 meters (1,722 feet) in altitude, it is the highest in southern England. Measuring 34 meters (111 feet) in diameter, it is also the second largest stone circle on Dartmoor. The stones were discovered by researcher Alan Endacott after they were exposed by a controlled burn of undergrowth. To show how serious the British are about their stone circles, Endacott found this one in 2007 and they are only now releasing information about it.

Researcher examining the Sittaford circle
Sittaford Circle, named for the nearby Sittaford Tor where its stones probably came from, is the first Dartmoor circle to be radio-carbon tested and the soil underneath the fallen stones shows they were toppled 4,000 years ago. Thirty of the stones lie flat and one that is standing outside the circle appears to have used as part of a wall. When upright, experts say they would have towered over the area.

The one standing stone just outside the Sittaford circle
The stone circles in this northeastern part of Dartmoor are arranged in a pattern referred to as a “sacred arc” because eight of them seem to form a crescent. Researchers say this indicates the settlements that built them cooperated and coordinated with each other. The circles were on level ground to be used for meetings.

The sacred arc of circles is clearly visible on this map
Meetings for what? There’s no evidence they were used for burial grounds. The charcoal in the area suggests rituals or feasting took place in them. Where there are stones still standing, they are segregated by heights, which some suggest means that men entered through the taller stones and women through the shorter ones. Before you make any sexist comments, this means that men and women were together inside the circles for the ceremonies and meetings.
There’s obviously much more to learn about Sittaford and the rest of the Dartmoor circles and research is continuing thanks to an organization known as Moor Than Meets The Eye.


Thanks to: http://mysteriousuniverse.org



  

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum