Category Archives: Temples

BBC News – Archaeologists make new Stonehenge ‘sun worship’ find

The pits are positioned on celestial alignment at the site and may have contained stones Two previously undiscovered pits have been found at Stonehenge which point to it once being used as a place of sun worship before the stones … Continue reading

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Mussenden Temple

    Mussenden Temple (Bishops Gate) Castlerock, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland A scenic view from the beachside near Castlerock shows a contrasting look of a small temple high atop (120 feet) above the Atlantic Ocean and its rocky cliffs. Mussenden … Continue reading

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Newgrange

    Newgrange: Brú na Bóinne, Ireland One of Ireland’s most infamous monuments and archaeological sites, Newgrange is amongst the Bru na Boinne World Heritage sites next to Knowth and Dowth. It is popular like Stonehenge with its Solstice astronomical … Continue reading

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Knowth

  Knowth/Newgrange   Knowth, Ireland: http://www.knowth.com/knowth.htm One of Irelands most famous Neolithic passage graves, Knowth is in the valley of the Boyne River, at the ancient monument of Brú na Bóinne nearby famous Newgrange. This monument was built after Newgrange, … Continue reading

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Brú na Bóinne

    Brú na Bóinne * aka “Palace of the Boyne” or “Bend of the Boyne” * Knowth/Newgrange, Donore, Co. Meath, Ireland * UNESCO World Heritage Site * “Bru na Boinne” is the name of a Boyne River Valley section … Continue reading

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Saveok Water Archaeological Site

  Saveok Mill Archaeological Site Saveok Mill Site Greenbottom, Cornwall, England * http://www.archaeologyonline.org/index.html * A small local farm in Greenbottom, Saveok Mill has placed itself on the archaeological map when resident Jacqui Wood discovered very curious archaeological features in her … Continue reading

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Purification Pools at Saveok

    Saveok Purification Pools: Saveok Mill, Greenbottom, Cornwall, England Located on the small local farm of Saveok Mill called “Saveok Water Archaeological Site”, resident Jacqui Wood discovered very curious archaeological features in her backyard when clearing the ground for … Continue reading

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9 Maidens Stone Circle

          Nine Maidens Stone Circle: Near Lanyon Farm and Madron, Cornwall, England Not far from the Ding Dong Mine and Men-at-tol lies two stone circles next to one another. The one on a small hill-rise I … Continue reading

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Men-At-Tol

      Men-At-Tol Near Madron and Lanyon Farm, Penwith, Cornwall, England The infamous holey-stone known as “Men-an-tol” is located in tip of Cornwall near Madron and Lanyon Farm. This is one of England’s most highly photographed megalithic sites. The … Continue reading

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Lanyon Quoit

      Lanyon Quoit near Lanyon Farm and Madron, Cornwall, England   Real close to Lanyon Farm lies a single megalith called “Lanyon Quoit”. Barely noticeable from the road as the stone property walls block the direct view from … Continue reading

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