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Long Bredy (Bank Barrow) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Hangman's Stone, Hampnett (Holed Stone) — Folklore

According to DP Sullivan (Old Stones Of The Cotswolds & Forest Of Dean - 1999 Reardon), this is another of those hangman's stones that takes its name from an idiotic thief:
It obtained its name, apparently, from an incident involving a sheep rustler who, when getting over the stile with his spoils fell and was hung by the entangled sheep. ... It is possible that this stone once marked a gibbet, giving a more plausible reason for its name.

Pen-y-Beacon (Cist) — Links

Portable Antiquities Scheme (CPAT)


Lovely barbed and tanged arrowhead found on Hay Bluff/Pen y Beacon and recorded and shared by PAS.

Cornwall — Links

Access to monuments


"A field guide to accessible sites
This is an online guide to accessible monuments in Cornwall, compiled by the Strategic Historic Environment Service of Cornwall Council. It is aimed at anyone with an interest in the countryside, heritage and culture of Cornwall, who wish to get out and experience the wealth of the county’s remarkable sites and monuments.

The range of monuments that can be visited in Cornwall encompass every period of history and prehistory, and reveals insights into changing patterns of agriculture and subsistence, ritual and religion, industry and transport – in short, all facets of human culture over a timespan exceeding 10,000 years.

New sites will be added periodically, so please check back in the future for any newly added sites. Any new additions will be highlighted as such on this page."

Vixen Tor (Cist) — Images

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Merrivale Stone Circle — Images

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The Plague Market At Merrivale (Multiple Stone Rows / Avenue) — Images

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Wales (Country) — News

Wales heritage bodies reject formal merger


Welsh heritage bodies have rejected a formal merger of any of their functions.

But government-controlled Cadw will become independent in recommendations to Economy Secretary Ken Skates.

An independent review of National Museum Wales (NMW) will also be held and will be published by the summer.

It follows strong opposition to proposals to merge some commercial functions of heritage bodies into a new organisation Historic Wales.


https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/38841763?client=safari

Little Mis Tor (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Images

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White Tor Settlement (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Images

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Roos Tor Northeast (Cairn(s)) — Images

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Pwll Byfre (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Images

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Pen y Waun Dwr Stone (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

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Pen y Waun Dwr (Round Cairn) — Images

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Y Gaer (Defynnog) (Enclosure) — Images

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Fan Gyhirych (Round Cairn) — Images

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