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Dolmen de Crucuno

Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech

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Dolmen de Crucuno (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) by Chance The more usual form of French dolmens is either square or slightly in excess of that form, seldom reaching two squares in plan, and with a height equal to its breadth. One of the finest specimens of a monument of this class is in the middle of the village of Krukenho, (Crucuno) halfway between Canuic and Erdeven, and is now nsed as a cart-shed or barn. It certainly never was covered np, though its entrance may have been closed; indeed, the stones used for that purpose still lie in front of it. From this, which may be styled a first-class dolmen of the ordinary type, down to the simple dolmen of four stones, like Kit's Cotty house, every possible variety and gradation are to be found in France; but, so far as I know, no classification has been hit upon which would enable us to say which are the oldest or which the more modern.
Chance Image Credit: Woodcut from a publication printed by Dr. Blair and Mr. Ronalds. - 1865
Posted by Chance
21st July 2010ce
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