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Re: Trethevy Quoit in danger
Mar 09, 2013, 08:45
harestonesdown wrote:
bladup wrote:
tiompan wrote:
Sanctuary wrote:

"If you had all those pieces laid out on the ground you'd never put them back together like that again would you dad!"




That's the point ,it's not what you would do , or anyone else , modern or otherwise , it's what was done . It's not an exercise in common sense building , it's a portal tomb .


This is right, I believe the builders even had capstones that rocked just like the logan stones that inspired them in the first place, George is right and common sense doesn't come into it, it was all about what impressed the most or/and was defying nature the most, eg madly sloping stones or ones that even rocked, those Irish ones [like Aghnacliff Portal Tomb - http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/2015/aghnacliff.html] with it's 3 stones on one side supporting the capstone certainly defy logic.



Haha, that is truly mental. (finally going through the whole thread) :)


That's what Portal Tombs are about , not producing an above ground cist .
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