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New Callanish Stone Circle Update
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It'll not make any news programmes but I've discovered a new stone circle. It's between 30 and 35 metres in diameter, quite high up, in Knarsdale. The drought is causing the peat to pull away from the stones and this makes them easier to recognise. The vegetation is also dying on top of the stones - which are all on their sides. There's no footpath access and I've lost a pair of reading glasses up there. I'll get back later in the week with my turf knife and a sharp spade.

Also I've identified two arcs of the double circle at Kirkhaugh - for the same reasons. Like a great twit I didn't photograph it as I went past on the railway track (now South Tyne Trail). The farmers are very tense as they have little grass to fatten this year's lambs. I've never seen the hills as dry as this. Been drinking bad water - it takes a few days to find out - we take so much for granted ...

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Posted by BlueGloves
2nd September 2003ce

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