Tag Archives: Durrington Walls

Hazlitt on Coleridge; Lovecraft and Stonehenge

A few days ago, while I was attempting to get the piles of books here in my study into some kind of order, I was delighted to rediscover my aged, hardback copy of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. The … Continue reading

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Durrington Walls, Druids and Doors

I suspect we’ll be waiting a very long time indeed before any of the purported stones at Durrington Walls are excavated, when we bear in mind the necessary surveys, permissions, requirements for funding and tie-ins with television channels, matters that … Continue reading

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A Matter of Faith – The Sleeping Sentinels of Durrington Walls

The more I ponder this matter of the purported row of one hundred or so huge sarsens lying buried at Durrington Walls, the more baffled I become. Exactly one year ago, the University of Birmingham announced some of the findings … Continue reading

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Stonehenge and ‘Super Henge’ Durrington Walls

I long ago grew weary of the hyperbole in press releases dealing with new discoveries in the Stonehenge landscape, but the latest announcement by Professor Vince Gaffney seems to be genuinely momentous. It appears that the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project … Continue reading

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