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The Corndon Group

Re-visiting sites is vital I reckon. Scurrying round the country, ticking off sites on a list, and moving on to the next is all well and good, and it ensures your credibility in pub megalithic chats, but to appreciate the landscape & 'greater aspect' of a place, re-visits are a must.
On this re-visit to Shropshire, I was able to see how much Corndon Hill featured in the megalithic landscape. It's covered with cairns for a start, and all three stone circles (Hoarstones, Mitchell's Fold and the Whetstones (destroyed)), are overlooked by the brooding presence of Corndon Hill.

Mitchell's Fold — Images

<b>Mitchell's Fold</b>Posted by suave harv

I can't add directions better than those on this site, and I can't add any better pictures, but I can add a link to my pictures of some rocks I thought might be the remains of the Whetstones.

But it's likely they are not... although differing grid references at least put them in this area.
Without doubt, the Whetstones are the closest circle to Corndon Hill, the Hoarstones are about 2 mile away.
But you can't help but think the ancients had this hill in mind when they erected the stones.
suave harv Posted by suave harv
16th March 2004ce
Edited 1st November 2004ce

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