So basically the layout (including the pointy end's relationship with the perpendicular) is as likely to be down to practical engineering considerations as otherwise significant?
Only in that the builders were constrained by practical problems like gravity , the monument could not be expected to survive if the heavier end was much lower than the ligher end just as a a Stonehenge lintel would eventually slip mortise and tenon notwithstanding , if it was not level . But the practicalities still allow for innovative design , a level capstone is one option .
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