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The Chronology of Stone Circles:
With approximately 1,000 stone circles in the British Isles, there is no question that the islands were host to a peopple for whom the circular shape it was the homeland of the stone-circle builders for thousands of years. In Britain, the stone-circle building phase was preceded by a short period of ‚Henge‘ building. However, there are also stone-circles outside the British Isles, and some are considerably older.
The Classification of Stone-circles: The plain stone-circle (one which is circular), is not as common as might be first expected. There are now several classifications of ‚circles‘, such as: Oval, Ellipse, Egg-Type I, EggType II, Recumbent, Henge, Henge (1A), Henge (1B), Henge (1C), Henge (II), Henge (IIB), Circle-Henge, Ring-Cairn, Kerb-Cairn, Flattened Circle A, Flattened Circle B, Flattened Circle C, Flattened Circle D, Timber, Concentric, Sub-circular, Four-poster, Axial(Enough… enough…) The very fact that so many…
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