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
| Rough Tor | The
Hurlers | Stripple Stones | Stowe's Pound | White Barrow | Corringdon Ball |
Trethevy Quoit | The Spinners | Kents Cavern | Merlin
- Aesculapius | Denbury Skymap 1 | Denbury
Skymap 2 |
please read the Index Page thoroughly for understanding.
The megaliths of Trethevy Quoit
clearly mark the stars of Leo,
Corvus, Crater and Hydra.
It is one of most important
in Ancient Britain.
Quoit is also
one of the most spectacular
of all megalithic sites
its sheer size.
Locally, it is known
as the Giant's House.
Just as the
Gollenstein in Germany,
which also represents Hydra,
constellation is always
represented by gigantic stones.
are as large
as nearby small wooden houses.
The capstone is about 12
front to back
and sits about 15 feet high
on 6 megaliths
about 10 feet high.
The capstone has a large hole
at the top since the
in our opinion
represents a whale,
and this must thus be the
of the whale at the star Regulus.
Quoit is also interesting
for another reason,
for the front megalith is
an unusual shape
- thin at the bottom and wide at the top -
- clearly so
which fits exactly into its proper place
in marking the shape
of the constellation Hydra
behind the star Alphard.
flat but "leaning" capstone
is thought to have slipped down,
but it is
quite clear that the capstone
is in its original position
and has not
as mainstream archaeologists allege.
The ancients intended
capstone to "lean",
showing the line of stars used.
This was one of
since the megaliths
show the stars
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