ring cairn

ring cairn

A pile of stones, set in a circle, with an open central space.
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The firm said the turbine would be 600m from the Ring Cairn scheduled monument on Eston moor.
Once through the gate, read the history board about the remains of a 4,000-year-old ring cairn with burial mounds, which are behind.
It will include the excavation of a Bronze Age ring cairn at Seathwaite Tarn.
Boat anglers have been finding the fish off the Mound along the Dam, out off the Cages and finally the boats have started to catch up at the Ring Cairn.
Since then they have discovered what they believe to be a Bronze Age temple as well as a Bronze Age hut circle and ring cairn. In total, more than 300 archaeological sites dating from the Neolithic Age to the Industrial Age have also been unearthed, making the project the largest to date in Blaenau Gwent.
The area, around 500 metres from the Scheduled Ancient Monuments Morlais Castle, Morlais Hill ring cairn and Merthyr tramroad, is also classed as a Landscape of Outstanding Historic Interest and the impact of such a development would be significant and far reaching, councillors are being told.
"I found Llyn Caerwych in Snowdonia and the area had everything: moorland, numerous lakes, farmhouses, the ring cairn, hut circles, and of course, the sheep-dotted landscape.
For example, there are a lot of stone circles and ring cairns in Wales from the late Neolithic to early Bronze Age, which suggests the Beaker People could have been a pagan-like culture who observed the sun and the stars."