Boskednan Stone Circle / Nine Maidens

Boskednan stone circle is situated in an extensive area of moorland to the south-east of Carn Galver.
The circle 22m across has 11 stones remaining out of a possible 22.
7 of the stones , one of which is leaning , are in this photo , scrub is starting to encroach on the other group of 4 stones.
The circle dates to around 2500BC with the tallest stone at 2m and the others 1m to 1.3m.
The Early Christian Church trying to stop the habits of the Pagan Cornish peasantry iniated legends. As at the Merry Maidens Circle , Girls were turned to stone for dancing on the Sabbath.
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Location - West Cornwall - Lands End Penninsula / West Penwith
On open high ground (often very boggy) north west of Boskednan.
A FP with a large stone block close to a road gate , leads off the track from Boskednan to the Ding Dong engine house / or take the path that climbs to high ground at the end of the track passed Men-an-Tol / Men Scryfa
Ref:
2648
Date:
2015-12-24 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4342 3512
Photographer:

Boskednan Stone Circle / Nine Maidens

Boskednan stone circle is situated in an extensive area of moorland to the south-east of Carn Galver.
The circle 22m across has 11 stones remaining out of a possible 22.
7 of the stones , one of which is leaning , are in this photo , scrub is starting to encroach on the other group of 4 stones.
The circle dates to around 2500BC with the tallest stone at 2m and the others 1m to 1.3m.
The Early Christian Church trying to stop the habits of the Pagan Cornish peasantry iniated legends. As at the Merry Maidens Circle , Girls were turned to stone for dancing on the Sabbath.
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Location - West Cornwall - Lands End Penninsula / West Penwith
On open high ground (often very boggy) north west of Boskednan.
A FP with a large stone block close to a road gate , leads off the track from Boskednan to the Ding Dong engine house / or take the path that climbs to high ground at the end of the track passed Men-an-Tol / Men Scryfa
Ref:
2648
Date:
2015-12-24 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4342 3512
Photographer: