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Re: Climbing on Standing Stones
Mar 10, 2012, 00:07
thesweetcheat wrote:
It doesn't get much grimmer, does it? That's what happens when sites are abandoned and no-one knows what they are. The locals won't take pride in a place like that, not without increasing awareness of what it is they're trashing.

That picture epitomises, for me anyway, what I tried to get across earlier in the thread about the need to get out there and champion these forgotten sites. For me, this should be getting every bit as much priority as the well known show sites. And this isn't a remote site on a mountain top, it's close to habitation. It could easily be transformed into something worth caring about.

Equally though we need to keep in mind, given the reaction posted up to locals understandably hurt by the stunt pulled at Uffington, that those that do take pride can then be castigated as unrealistic and spoilsports unless they are given wider support.
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