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Re: Similarities elsewhere?
Apr 01, 2013, 19:24
bladup wrote:
Yes and all 3 would be covered on top, the Anti chamber by the big main capstone, the middle big one would have a stone [or wood] on top and be resting on the angled backstone [that's why it's at that angle] and the little back chamber would also be covered, and if the whole thing had walling up to the main capstone it would make another big space above the 2 inner chambers,

I may have misunderstood but if not . Zennor doesn't have an equivelant stone going from back to front creating two chambers as Roy has proposed for what I would call the backstone at Trethevy .
One other thing that effects both PT's and others is that there is no doubt that they had cairns , maybe up to the capstone in some cases but they needen't have went all the way up , and sloping sidestones could have been much as we see them today i.e. providing access and not necessrily "filled in ", why use them in the first place ? They could be an important focal point like no sidestones or the sloping capstone .
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