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Archaeology, folklore & myth of Britain's pre-christian sites & heritage: stone circles, holy wells, maypoles, tombs, archaic cosmologies and human consciousness. Everyone welcome - even Southerners!


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    Original location of stones in Thirteen Stone Hill stone circle, Oswaldtwistle Moor

    lowergate
    lowergate


    Join date : 2010-11-01
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    Post  lowergate Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:40 am

    THIRTEEN STONE HILL, OSWALDTWISTLE MOOR SD 766 242

    Location of stones, 1972 survey by M K Eckersall & Alan Ormerod.

    Co-ordinates are given from the North, clockwise:

    1) 376658.789 424285.374
    2) 376663.300 424281.872
    3) 376666.268 424270.505
    4) 376664.365 424265.294
    5) 376653.323 424260.415
    6) 376649.422 424260.018
    7) 376645.894 424262.455
    Cool 376641.691 424267.250
    9) 376640.415 424272.860
    10) 376639.794 424277.069
    11) 376641.610 424279.135
    12) 376643.203 424281.758
    13) 376650.609 424286.756

    The circle has a diameter of C 88ft./29 yds. with opening facing east ...

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    karenrobrose


    Join date : 2012-12-08

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    Post  karenrobrose Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:04 am

    I will make a trip to this site thanks for this info this is really useful.
    Sunbright57
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    Age : 65
    Location : Nelson - the one in Lancashire sorry to say!

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    Post  Sunbright57 Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:34 pm

    Very sad to say, John Dixon (Lowergate) passed away earlier this year Karen, so there won't be any more info on this site. John knew such a lot about these sites. We miss him so much.

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