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    Nearest RA to Wessex

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    PeteG

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    Nearest RA to Wessex

    Post  PeteG on Mon Mar 23, 2009 4:23 pm

    here in Avebury we have one stone on Fyfield down with cup marks on
    (the most underwhelming RA I have ever seen said Hob)
    I am wondering where the nearest piece of RA is if I travelled north?

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    Re: Nearest RA to Wessex

    Post  Admin on Tue Mar 24, 2009 4:04 pm

    Hi Pete!

    PeteG wrote:here in Avebury we have one stone on Fyfield down with cup marks on
    (the most underwhelming RA I have ever seen said Hob)
    I am wondering where the nearest piece of RA is if I travelled north?

    You don't have too much down there. There's the impressive-looking Pool Farm Cist in Somerset, here:

    http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/3258/pool_farm_cist.html - but that's going in the wrong direction.

    But you don't have to many thereabouts, coming north. You can see the curious cup-markings I found in the churchyard at Salford, nr Rollright - http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/5841/salford.html - which I'm still intrigued by. If George or someone doesn't beat me to it, I'll dig out what you've got tomorrow. Gotta have an early nite. Her Majesty awaits my pleasure in the morn. Bastards!

    tiompan

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    Re: Nearest RA to Wessex

    Post  tiompan on Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:01 am

    Pete , probably Gloucestershire Offas Dyke x2 ,Drummer Boy stone (questionable ) but the most southerly , Blakeney Hill woods & Nottingham Hill Cheltenham .

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