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Stone Circle (Destroyed)


I'm wondering if this account is speaking of the destruction of the same monument:
At Mayborough they dug up a brass celt. On the other side of the Eimot, upon a high ground overlooking all, is a very fine round tumulus, of a large size, and set about with a circle of stones: this in all probability was the funeral monument of the king that founded the temple and circus. Someone has lately been digging away part of the barrow, and carried off some of the stones, and demolished others.
Later in the same text, Stukeley adds:
The great barrow accompanied with stones, by the Eimot side, is called Haransley hill.
Stukeley, Iter Boreal, 1725
Hob Posted by Hob
17th September 2008ce
Edited 17th September 2008ce

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