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Re: Trethevy Quoit in danger
Mar 08, 2013, 20:47
Sanctuary wrote:
bladup
The top of the chamber sidestones are shaped to hold a stone, this would have been a capstone to the big chamber but below the big massive capstone, it would fit fine, the little chamber would also be sealed like this and if the whole thing was corbelled it would make another chamber on top of the other two, i'm not saying it was like this but is all works fine and all thats missing are the 2 smallest capstones and the little stones from the corbelling [they'd have gone for the wall running right by the sit wrote:
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I think this what Paul is referring to George, a 'keying point' on the top edge of the angled side flanker
https://picasaweb.google.com/100525707086862773355/ZennorKey?authkey=Gv1sRgCLez7efL1YahOw#5853072210295678914


In that case , can't think of any examples where a stone survives that would fill that type of role .
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