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Re: Trevethy Quoit at risk
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Sanctuary wrote:
moss wrote:
I know Sanctuary knows more about this than me, but I am sure he will write it up soon. Is it the first time I have seen a cromlech 'at risk'?

"Trevethy Quoit is an outstanding example of a chambered tomb (also known as a portal dolmen) dating from the Early Neolithic period and is one of the best known archaeological monuments in Cornwall. It has been added to the Register as a result of increased erosion by livestock as well damage to the field and land caused by fencing. When the site came up for sale, Historic England helped to safeguard it by giving a £19,000 grant to the Cornish Heritage Trust to purchase the field. Historic England is working with the Trust and English Heritage to improve the site, protect the monument and ensure that it can still be enjoyed by local people and visitors."[...]new/news/heritage-at-risk-2017

Hi Moss

Yes and I am delighted that after all these years they have listened to mine and others concerns. More to follow, along with vids later today. A huge sense of relief for me personally.

Video etc now available here.

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The Heritage Trust
Posted by The Heritage Trust
27th October 2017ce

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