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Account of excavations within the stone circles of Arran

by Bryce, James F.G.S.

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Published by s.n.] in [Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stone circles,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
    Statementby James Bryce
    ContributionsSociety of Antiquaries of Scotland
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p., [1] leaf of plates ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24829800M

    Recent Excavations at Stonehenge. An original article from the Antiquity journal, [R. J. C. Atkinson & J. G. Evans] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Use a smartphone or GPS device to navigate to the provided coordinates. Look for a small hidden container. When you find it, write your name and date in the logbook. If you take something from the container, leave something in exchange. The terrain is and difficulty is (out of 5).

    The Machrie Moor Stone Circles are located at the end of a /2 mile track that is off of the A (some yards south of the bridge where the main road crosses the Machrie Water) and three miles north of Blackwaterfoot in the. 8 Stone Circle. The preceding stone circles at Moss Farm have all been known since the midth century, but this final circle was only identified recently when attention was drawn to a number of stones projecting through the peat. On excavation they proved to be part of a circle of ten stones, which have subsequently been left exposed.

    Hotels near Machrie Moor Stone Circles: ( mi) Bridgend Campsite & Cottage ( mi) Lochside Self Catering ( mi) Hamilton Self Catering Cottages Isle of Arran ( mi) Best Western Kinloch Hotel ( mi) The Greannan Bed and Breakfast; View all hotels near Machrie Moor Stone Circles on Tripadvisor/5(). Photo: White Moor (Little Hound Tor) Stone Circle. There are 15 stone circles included in the Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks database, click here to skip to the listings with links to further coverage and photos.. The stone circles of the British Isles are thought to have an indigenous origin and date from around - B.C arose in the context of the rise of farming in the late.


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Account of excavations within the stone circles of Arran Account of excavations within the stone circles of Arran by Bryce, James, F.G.S; Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Publication date Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike UK: Scotland Topics Stone circles, Excavations (Archaeology) Publisher [Edinburgh: s.n Pages: Bryce, J 'An account of Excavations within the Stone Circles of Ar ran', Proc Soc Ant Scot 4, BRYCE T 'The sepulchral remains', in Balfour, J A (ed), The Book of Arran, 1 The Excavation of a Stone Alignment and Circle at Cholwichtown, Lee Moor, Devonshire, England - Volume 30 - George Eogan, I.

Simmons ‘ An Account of Excavations within the Stone Circles of Arran ’, ‘ An Account of the Excavation of the Stone Circle at Loanhead of Daviot ’, Cited by: 2.

inform and work alongside our field- based observations and excavation accounts. The book provides a rich account of the remarkable set of stone circles in Scotland and firmly illustrates their importance and significance for the wider understanding of the British Neolithic.

For those who believe that the most significant stone circles are to be. Machrie Moor Stone Circles The Three Standing Stones of Machrie Moor No.2 Stone Circle One of the largest areas of reasonably level ground on the Isle of Arran, lies in a broad triangle to the south of the Machrie Water as it makes its way to the sea a little south of mid way down the island's west coast.

A less theoretically charged account of the island’s past can be found in Horace Fairhurst’s charming and locally published book Exploring Arran’s Past. It was outdated even as it was published, but it offers a pseudo-antiquarian description of Arran’s first settlers and farmers, through to ‘the recent past’.

Machrie Moor 11 (grid reference NR) is a low stone circle with a diameter of around 13 metres. The tallest of the stones is about metres high on the western side. Excavations in revealed 10 upright stones, with a pit between each stone possibly representing a nates: 55°32′27″N 5°18′49″W / °N.

bryce,j 'An account of Excavations within the Stone Circles of Arran', Proc Soc Ant Scot 4, brycet 'The sepulchral remains', in Balfour.J A (ed), The Book of Arran,   Machrie Moor is one of the finest groups of standing stone circles in Britain, but this landscape contains invisible and less heralded elements uncovered by a series of important excavations in the s.

These include Alison Haggarty’s discovery of evidence for weird timber post monuments pre-dating two of the stone circles, and her excavations, as well as work undertaken by John Barber. Ur of the Chaldees: Seven Years of Excavation on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excavations in have revealed under a covering of peat, 10 upright stones, and between each a pit (also 10 in number) possibly representing a post-hole, forming a stone circle measuring about m E-W x m N-S, with at least 6 buried stones forming no certain plan as yet, grouped within the circle in the NW quadrant.

Circle 11 (also known as 1a) has been excavated together with circle 1 and is similar to it. The excavations, which took place in anddemonstrated that the stone circles had been erected on the exact site of previous timber rings, with the land having been ploughed over in the interval.

The Auchagallon Stone Circle lies on rising ground above Machrie Bay. Although only at a height of just over ft above sea level it enjoys spectacular views south across Machrie Moor and along the coast of the Isle of Arran: and west across the Kilbrannan Sound to the.

Access to Auchagallon is up a signposted farm track close to the junction between the A and a minor road which links to. This practical and knowledgeable guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic "horseshoes" of Brittany.

This new edition includes a section on "Druidical" circles, romantic creations of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. "This book is not only an elegant and practical guide, it is also the best single 5/5(1). Machrie Moor, Arran: recent excavations at two stone circles. By Alison Haggarty.

Ms Haggarty tells us about the different Phases found during excavation at this site, which was finally excavated in an oblong area from SW (Circle 1) to NE (Circle 11) encompassing both circles at one dig.

A stone circle is a monument of stones arranged in a circle or ellipse. Such monuments have been constructed in many parts of the world throughout history for many different reasons. The best known tradition of stone circle construction occurred across the British Isles and Brittany in the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, with over surviving examples, including Avebury, the Ring of.

The Stone Circle is the eleventh book in the Ruth Galloway series by award-winning British author, Elly Griffiths. Nearly a decade ago, DCI Harry Nelson was the recipient of some anonymous letters that hampered his search for two missing girls/5.

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(pp ) Bryce, James: PDF: 1 Mb.James Bryce has written: 'Account of excavations within the stone circles of Arran' 'Account of excavations within the stone circles of Arran' -- subject(s): Stone circles, Excavations.