Sacred Places

Bluehenge unearthed

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A mere mile away from Stonehenge archaeologists have over the past summer secretly uncovered another, smaller henge which they call Bluehenge. It derives it's name fom blueish rubbble found in the 27 holes where once the stones stood which were quarried in the Preseli Mountains of South Wales and later believed to have been used for a 'refurbishment' of its famous neighbour.  

Druid's Circle

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Druid Circle is situated above the headland at Penmaenmawr, in North Wales, its name derives from the time of Gladstone, and the revival of the interest in Druids. Yet what can be deduced about this Circle of stones.......

Nature and Societies

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A paper exploring the concepts of the human mind and the perceptions of Nature on Society.

Bryn yr Hen Bobl

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An Introduction to the Neolithic site of Bryn yr Hen Bobl on Ynys Mon.

 

BrynGwyn - Sacred places?

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A historical muse on the site and stones remaining at Bryngwyn on Ynys Mon.

Bryn Celli Ddu (Hill of the Dark Grove)

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Bryn Celli Ddu (Hill of the Dark Grove) is a Neolithic/Bronze Passage Grave c.4000- 2000BC often associated with the Celts and Druids since the 18th century. Indeed its a remarkable structure which has been restored after excavations and is in the care of cadw. A study of this site is available here.

Barclodiad y Gawres

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Archaeological research into a Neolithic structure which revival Druids would have claimed as being built by them. In more modern times, one which could be considered as a Sacred Place. So what is the truth surrounding this monument known as Barclodiad y Gawres?

Llyn Cerrig Bach

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Llyn Cerrig Bach is today situated at the end of a runway near Valley, Ynys Mon. It held an important place within the psyche of the inhabitants 2,000 years ago. During the runway extension in the 1940's archaeological excavation uncovered votive deposits from the late Iron Age. Dr. Miranda Green explores 'The Religious Symbolism of Llyn Cerrig Bach and other Early Sacred Water Sites'.

Sacred Waters, Holy Wells....

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Mara Freeman explores the 'Sacred Waters, Holy Wells' in Cornwall, England.

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