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Le Grand Dolmen de Bagneux

Burial Chamber

<b>Le Grand Dolmen de Bagneux</b>Posted by Chance
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Le Grand Dolmen de Bagneux (Burial Chamber) by Chance This is claimed to be the largest Angevin type dolmen in France, and maybe the world. The statistics are impressive, 17.3 meters long by 5.4 meters wide and 3.1 meters high. There is also an antechamber which adds another 4 meters to the overall length. The chamber is covered with four huge capstones, the largest of which is 7.6 meters long and weighs 86 tons. An interior stone is not a supporting pillar but probably the remains of an internal partition, which is usually found in these Angevin type dolmens.
Chance Image Credit: Unkown - Chance March 2011
Posted by Chance
8th March 2011ce
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