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Well remember to put the title in first! Anyway there is a fascinating article by Mike Parker Pearson on the Sarsen website to be found here.

I know there has always been argument as to how the Bluestones were transported but that is still an unknown. Excavation reveals more at the two quarry sites as to the method, and if you have been to Moel Drygarn you would have just felt the excitement of how these vertical rock formations appeared to our prehistoric ancestors. So, and this is speculation of course by Pearson.....

"An Original Stonehenge in Wales?
So where were the bluestones of Craig Rhos-y-felin and Carn Goedog initially taken? Since monoliths were extracted at different times from the two quarries, it seems likely that they were incorporated either into two monuments or into a two-phase monument, likely to be located in their vicinity, before being dismantled and taken to Salisbury Plain to be erected there in 3000–2755 BC. If this is so, then where and what might this original ‘Stonehenge’ be? Somewhere in the vicinity of these quarries may lie the remains of one or more stone circles that formed the original Stonehenge, just waiting to be found. One of the greatest archaeological discoveries in world archaeology may be just around the corner."

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Posted by moss
30th March 2018ce

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