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Dolmen des Rossignols Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
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Dolmen de la Briordais Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
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Menhirs des Pierres Blanches Standing Stone / Menhir
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Tumulus de Dissignac Tumulus (France and Brittany)

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Tumulus de Dissignac (Tumulus (France and Brittany)) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Tumulus de Dissignac</b>Posted by costaexpress<b>Tumulus de Dissignac</b>Posted by costaexpress<b>Tumulus de Dissignac</b>Posted by costaexpress Posted by costaexpress
15th February 2018ce

Menhir du Boivre (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Fieldnotes

So a day traipsing around non-descript menhirs and ruined dolmens can have its rewards after all. And this is my reward. This magnificent dual-sex idol stone, massive and alone, in an unsignposted field.
Around 4m high the SW face is a perect goddess figure yet the NW is the slanting priapic phallus of all time. There is some evidence that the stones was shaped and even if not tis a well selected and beautiful stone.
These little (or massive actually) surprises are the reward for all our hard work. REAL DISCOVERIES!
Spaceship mark Posted by Spaceship mark
6th November 2007ce

Menhir du Boivre (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

<b>Menhir du Boivre</b>Posted by Spaceship mark<b>Menhir du Boivre</b>Posted by Spaceship mark Spaceship mark Posted by Spaceship mark
6th November 2007ce

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

Well the map said this was destroyed and indeed it is. Quite a bugger to find too with my two incompatibly scaled maps. In many ways though it's still worth a visit.
Set on slightly higher ground and hence, this being the Norfolk of France, commanding views of all around. The dolmen is now a low mound around 11m long by 5m wide. A number of large stones lie upon and within this mound including at least one former capstone. The others may be the collapsed walls; although for all I can tell there may still be a chamber within.
I am realizing that this area may not be the megalithic metropolis it appears at first glance on a map but these small, sadly ruined, sites have a personal air lacking at some more impressive sites. And it feels more like real antiquarianism hunting them out too!
The mound is orientated around 340°-160°.
Spaceship mark Posted by Spaceship mark
6th November 2007ce

Menhir du Menhir (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Fieldnotes

Worthy of a visit for its name alone this 2m cream granite pillar is nestled at the end of a short alley off a busy dual carriageway. In many ways it is nothing special in a pointy kind of way but I am visiting everything so… Spaceship mark Posted by Spaceship mark
6th November 2007ce

Menhir du Menhir (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

<b>Menhir du Menhir</b>Posted by Spaceship mark Spaceship mark Posted by Spaceship mark
6th November 2007ce

Dolmen de la Briordais (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

<b>Dolmen de la Briordais</b>Posted by Spaceship mark Spaceship mark Posted by Spaceship mark
6th November 2007ce
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