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Cromlech de Lacam de Peyrarines (Cromlech (France and Brittany)) — Fieldnotes

At over 625 m above sea level it’s much higher than any UK stone circle and has a diameter close to that of Brodgar ,only Avebury and Stanton Drew are greater in diameter . So not a bijou upland stone circle .
What looks like portal stones ,might be considered to be due to the gaps around them , but they are the only two stones that are actually closer to the central stone , so there is a case for them being seen as portals . The rest maintain quite a regular radius .
Worth mentioning a prominent rock to the south east , it’s framed by the portal stones but not in their frame when viewed from the central stone .Of the three options centre stone to rock , centre of portals to rock and centre stone through portal stones the first is close enough to be considered a winter solstice sunrise alignment .with the last a long way off .
tiompan Posted by tiompan
25th June 2016ce

Cromlech de Lacam de Peyrarines (Cromlech (France and Brittany)) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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25th June 2016ce

Menhir de la Caucalière (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Fieldnotes

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I was unable find (or even look for) this for extremely frustrating reasons, see my notes for Dolmen de la Caucalière.
Moth Posted by Moth
27th November 2009ce

Dolmen de la Caucalière (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Fieldnotes

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I didn't find this but I didn't really get a chance with some ill-luck. Bruno Marc's description in Dolmens et Menhirs en Languedoc et Roussillon says it's about 400m to the west of Flouirac farm with private access. (There's also the Menhir de la Caucalière near it.)

When I arrived at the farm there was nobody about to ask even after knocking at the door. So I was was just going to write a note to put on the windscreen of my car & set off anyway, when an elderly woman called from the upstairs window. She spoke unusually perfect English but what she said, I didn't want to hear. She claimed that there was no dolmen other than Dolmen de Flouirac back down on the road!

I'm not sure if this was a blatant lie, but there wasn't much I could do. It did occur to me to drive back down to the road, park, and then sneak back on foot. But I didn't really have time & wasn't comfortable enough with that degree of subterfuge.

I've been unable to find any photos or confirmation that the site still exists, though a quick Google search shows it is mentioned on some geocaching websites - suggesting it's still there....

Dispirited by 2 failures in a row & pressed for time, I went back down to the road & after another vague scan for Dolmen de Flouirac, I started the long drive back to Arles.
Moth Posted by Moth
27th November 2009ce

Dolmen de Flouirac (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Fieldnotes

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I couldn't spot this one from the road, but had a long journey back to our cottage near Arles ahead of me and a couple of other more promising (I thought) dolmens to try to find. I've seen photos of it & it's a nice little thing! (Curses - especially as I couldn't find the others I'd got planned!)

Apparently it's very close to the road but difficult to spot as it's masked by bushes.
Moth Posted by Moth
27th November 2009ce
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