Sites of Ancient Britain in England and Wales:
Southwest | Cornwall
| England South
Southeast | West Sussex
| Lewes | East Sussex
| Kent | Berkshire
| Peak District
| Creswell Crags
| West Yorkshire
| Snowden Carr
| East Yorkshire
| Isle of Man
| North Wales
| South Wales
| Carn Brae | The Hurlers
| Lanyon Quoit | Zennor Quoit | Mulfra Quoit
Penzance | Trelew
Measurement of Precession
the Index Page thoroughly for understanding.
The Hurlers in Cornwall is a Proof of the Knowledge of Precession among
the ancients. It is the English comparable to the Peruvian Nazca.
Thanks to aerial photography
shown in Prehistoric Britain from the Air,
Phoenix Illustrated, Orion Publishers, authors Janet & Colin Bord,
photography by Jason Hawkes, where page 62 shows an excellent aerial
photo of the Hurlers, dated by archaeologists to the Bronze Age period,
it was possible to decipher this site. The Hurlers are an English
Nazca, something it would have been difficult to see without an aerial
the archaeologists wrongly concentrated only on the three stone circles
in a line and ignored the rest of the site, and it is the "rest" of the
site which explains the circles, as shown here and also at the pages
concerning the Pipers and the Minions.
Hurlers are a precessional calculation, the date of which can be set at
about 1000 BC (957 BC) due to the line drawn along the diagonal of
Cepheus past the head of Ursa Minor to the Pole Star and then down to
Lacerta (the line is marked by a prong with a round end). Because of
precession, this diagonal from the North Pole Star through Cepheus does
not occur in other eras.
the Hurlers, the top star of Lacerta is the most southerly circle -
this is the top of the circles in the graphic above. Once we have
deciphered the position of the top star of Lacerta (Lacerta is also
marked on the ground by deep, large holes in the southern circle), the
center of the other circles can be determined without difficulty.
middle circle has the end star of Cassiopeia as its center and the most
northerly circle (the lower- most circle above) has its center at the
top star of Perseus. The connection between these three stars in this
system at the respective eras is that each marks a precessional cut of
2160 years (2 x 1080, or if you will, 6 x 360 or 12 x 180) which is
1/12th of the precessional circle.
we take the line drawn from the Pole Star to Lacerta, that line in 3117
BC due to precession runs from the Pole Star through the end star of
Cassiopeia - this is the Middle Circle at the Hurlers. If we then turn
the precessional planisphere further to the top star of Perseus - the
same line then runs from the Pole Star through that top star of Perseus
in about 5300 BC, i.e. another 2160 years previous. The ancients in
fact seem also to have thought ahead, for in the top right of the
graphic one can see more horizontal lines. One of these runs to Cygnus.
Indeed, 2160 years later, the same line to the Pole star ran through
Deneb - this was ca. 1200 AD (1203 AD) and even the next occurrence,
beyond our own era, in 3363 AD, at Aquila, is marked at The Hurlers.
astronomers have long alleged the ancients did not know of or
understand precession of the Solstices and Equinoxes, barring proof to
the contrary. Here is that proof. The Hurlers provides it - right in
front of everyone's noses.
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