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A megalithic monument is a prehistoric construction involving one or several roughly hewn stone slabs of great size. These monuments are found in various parts of the world, but the best known and most numerous are concentrated in Western Europe, including Brittany, the British Isles, Iberia, S France, S Scandinavia, and N Germany.
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Megalithic MonumentsTombeau de Merlin - Brocéliande, Bretagne, France

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The tomb is the last relic of an allée couverte. You're not alone there. Many visitors place wish lists in the cracks in the stones or place other offerings on the tomb. These are then regularly collected by druids and burned in a ceremony.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cacher.ella

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 5/11/2022

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir de Coporh (ou Prat Quilio), Sarzeau- Bretagne , France

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Menhir de Coporh dans la commune de Sarzeau. Menhir de Coporh in the commune of Sarzeau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Georgioturino

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 4/11/2022

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsHunebed D51 - Noord-Sleen, NL

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Hunebed D51 (EN: Dolmen 51), like Hunebed D50, is located on the Hunebedweg, northwest of Noord-Sleen in the Dutch province of Drenthe. The Hunebedweg has become a dead end after the construction of the N381.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 1/16/2022

last visited: never

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Megalithic Monuments"Cloven Stones" - Packhorse Lane (Lower) - Baldrine, Isle of Man

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"Cloven Stones" are the remains of a chambered tomb on Packhorse Lane in Baldrine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 1/3/2022

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsHesthøj jættestue - Martofte, Denmark

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Hesthøj jættestue er en neolitisk fællesgrav opført i yngre stenalder for omkring 3000 f.kr. Gravkammeret består af 22 bæresten og 8 dæksten over kammeret. Jættestuen er undersøgt arkæologisk 2 gange. I 1880'erne af lokale og Nationalmusset i 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 1/3/2022

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsGrabkammer von Gammelenge - Højer, Region Süddanmark, Denmark

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DE: Die Grabkammer von Gammelenge im Hinterhof von Kiersgaard im süddänischen Ort Højer stammt aus der Steinzeit. EN: The burial chamber of Gammelenge in the backyard of Kiersgaard in the southern Danish town of Højer dates from the Stone Age.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Denmark

date approved: 12/2/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhirs de Pinzu a Virgine - Corse - France

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Le Pinzu à Verghjine, dans le Cap Corse. L'ensemble de menhirs érigé il y a des millénaires a été saccagé au point d'être méconnaissable

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 10/22/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsCairn de Kercado - Kerrous, France

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On of the oldest dolmens in the region of Carnac is located on a hill

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: 10/18/2021

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Megalithic MonumentsPoppostein - Sieverstedt, SH, Germany

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DE: Der Poppostein bei Sieverstedt in Schleswig-Holstein gilt als Taufstein Dänemarks. EN: The Poppostein near Sieverstedt in Schleswig-Holstein is told to be Denmark's baptismal font.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 10/5/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsLoanhead of Daviot Stone Circle - Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Bronze age recumbent stone circle, near the Aberdeenshire village of Daviot in north-east Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsHvisselhøj jættestue - Attrup, Denmark

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Neolitisk jættestueanlæg (3500 f Kr.) med tre kamre. De nærmeste jættestuer med tre kamre findes på Malta og naboøen Gozo, så Hvisselhøj er et besøg værd, hvis man er interesseret i arkæologi og vores fortid.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/11/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsBlakshøj jættestue - Gærum, Denmark

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Blakshøj er Danmarks nordligste jættestue og den eneste bevarede i Vendsyssel. Bygget i neolitisk tid omkring 3500 f Kr. som gravkammer for bygdens mægtigste skikkelser.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/11/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsDolmen de Rostudel, Keravel (Crozon), Finistère, FRA

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The Rostudel dolmen is located in the southwest of the municipality of Crozon-Morgat, in the Finistère department in Brittany in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 8/25/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir dit de la Mare aux Sangliers - Huelgoat, France

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Menhir in the enchanted forest of Huelgoat, near the Artus cave in Brittany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 8/24/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsLe Petit-Mont - Arzon, Bretagne, France

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[FR] Le Petit Mont est un cairn situé en Bretagne [EN] The "Petit Mont" is a cairn located in Britany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/29/2021

last visited: 12/18/2021

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Megalithic MonumentsGraven vid havet - Ålabodarna, Sweden

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The grave by the sea

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dvddragon

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 7/25/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsThe Picardy Stone - Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Pictish symbol stone on top of a burial site, dating from the 6th or 7th century, in a field two miles north-west of the Aberdeenshire town of Insch.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/18/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsTingstedet - Rise, Denmark

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Neolitisk langdysse bygget for cirka 5500 år siden. Fredet i 1884 og restaureret i 1945. Dyssen er 54 meter lang og 8 meter bred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/10/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsBønnestenene jættestue - Bornholm, Denmark

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Bønnestenene jættestue er et fællesgravkammer fra yngre stenalder. Kammeret er omkring 4,5 meter langt og 2 meter bredt. Der er skiltning ved lokaliteten og jættestuen er offentligt tilgængelig hele året. Brug trampestien fra vejen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 6/22/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsBelas Knap - Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, UK

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Belas Knap is a neolithic, chambered long barrow, it is a type of monument known as the Cotswold Severn Cairn, all of which have a similar trapezoid shape, and are found scattered along the River Severn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ashberry

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/16/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsRævehøj jættestue - Dalby, Denmark

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Rævehøj ved Dalby ligger stolt knejsende på højderyggen ud til Storebæltskysten. Under den mægtige høj gemmer sig en af landets mest imponerende jættestuer fra bondestenalderen. Kammeret er bygget i lag og er blandt de højeste i Danmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 5/22/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsMenhir de Cailouan - Plésidy, France

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FR - Ce menhir fait une hauteur de 7,40 m. Il est situé près d'une source.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 4/25/2021

last visited: 4/29/2004

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Megalithic MonumentsHarold’s Stones - Trelleck, UK.

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Three Bronze Age standing stones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BRISTOLIAN

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsMegalith near Carrière des Grands Caous - Boulouris-sur-Mer, France

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Megalith on a hiking path near the quarry Carrière des Grands Caous.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 4/4/2021

last visited: never

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Megalithic MonumentsHunebed D2 - Westervelde, NL

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[NL] Hunebed D2 te Westervelde is de op een na noordelijkste hunebed van Drenthe. [EN] Dolmen D2 in Westervelde is the second northernmost hunebed in Drenthe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Boon

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 3/5/2021

last visited: 6/9/2021

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