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Re: Trethevy Quoit in danger/Dymond Ground Plan
Mar 06, 2013, 21:25
bladup wrote:


It's so simple, but would be very hard to explain and very very easy to show you, and it all clicked into place for me by going there and believing the old drawing [which as you know i'd never done], when your next down give us a shout and i'll meet you there or you can grap me on the way there, anytime you like, I'd love to show you the things i've learnt at Zennor, Mulfra and bosporthennis Quoits, all simple but unknown things, I really understand what you said about you knowing what you know about Trethevy by spending so long there, because it's only by countless visits and hours at the sites that i've seen what i've seen, and i'd like to show you because apart from that i have no urge to show or tell anyone else and if i'm right would lay no claim on the knowledge myself, i just want to show you, it really should have been last year when you were writing your book but things went pearshaped for awhile, I really think the key to understanding trethevy better is Zennor, did you learn much from Zennor Roy?


Well I went to Zennor twice last year Paul. The first time just to see it, take as many pix as I could, both inside and out and generally take it all in. The second time, two weeks later, with a friend to hold the tape, as I took measurements all over it. Checked out the facade stone on the right and worked out by the spacings of the drill marks to find which of the uprights in the structure in front of it erected by that farmer geezer had come from it.
Strolled around a bit then went home.
Got a good feeling there and when I get the time I will sit down and have a serious look at all the info. Can't do it all at once.
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