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

Discovered in the early 1970's. A Flint Knife and small amount of ceramics were found when excavated . Orientation of chamber and passage is 170 degrees and therefore not facing any solar or lunar set or rise .

Dolmen de Morelles (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Dolmen Estanys 2 (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Fieldnotes

Discovered in 1986 by Josep Tarrus and Miquel Cura . Finds were 170 pottery fragments ,some of which were decorated , a flint blade and fragment of granite millstone . At 278 degrees this is the most westerly oriented dolmen in the region

Dolmen Estanys 2 (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Dolmen Estanys 3 (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Mas Baleta (Cromlech (France and Brittany)) — Fieldnotes

The site was cleared of gorse and shrubbery in 1986 and excavated and restored in 2005 -6 . Worth having a look at it on Google Earth to get a better idea of the aerial view . Even better , use the timeline to see what it looked like in 2004 .
Unlike all the dolmens in area ,most of which are oriented in the other direction i.e. easterly , the axis of the monument and entrance is close enough to be considered as oriented on the mid winter solstice sunset . It doesn’t “work” in the other direction i.e. to the mid summer solstice due to the height of the hills impacting on the resulting declination . The enclosures around the main monument had later Iron Age burials with the earlier monument providing Chalcolithic Bell Beaker ceramics from beneath the menhirs .

Mas Baleta (Cromlech (France and Brittany)) — Images

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Dolmen de Mas Girarols 1 (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Cova de l'Alarb (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Dolmen Serrat de les Fonts (2) (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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

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Dolmen Serrat de les Fonts (1) (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Dolmen de la Cabane del Moro (Llauro) (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Dolmen de Vinyes Mortes 1 (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Fieldnotes

A Catalan Gallery dolmen . Very few finds from the chamber when excavated , a piece of flint and some undecorated ceramics . In common with the other dolmens in the area (approx 20 in the Serra Rodes )the chambers tends to follow the orientation of the ridge they are on , or perpendicular to the ridge , the latter tend to be lower down and not on the ridges . Most are aligned on a part of the horizon where the sun and moon are never seen to rise or set .

Dolmen de Vinyes Mortes 1 (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Dolmen du Moulin à Vent (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Menhir del Puig de la Llosa (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

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