Welcome to Martin J Powell's Megalithic Site


Photo Gallery  - a selection of Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age sites in Britain, with descriptions

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England

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Wales

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Scotland

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Archaeo-Astronomical Survey of Prehistoric Sites in South Wales

A study of solar, lunar and stellar alignments which may have been incorporated into prehistoric sites in South Wales, United Kingdom. Sites include cairns, barrows, standing stones and ring enclosures. With an introduction to archaeoastronomy and detailed tables of results.

 

The Orientations of Neolithic Chambered Tombs in South Wales

Examines the possible relationship of long cairn orientations to the Sun and Moon, and between the monuments themselves.

 

 

 

Astronomical Alignments at a Bronze Age Round Barrow in Gwent

During excavation of the Crick round barrow in 1940, two decorated stones were found to have been incorporated into a simple stone circle which was hidden beneath the earthen mound. What was the significance of the decorated stones? This article looks at a possible explanation.

 

 

 

A Possible Prehistoric Lunar Observation site at Loch Finlaggan, Islay, Scotland

Standing on top of a hillock next to the loch, might a prominent mountain range have been used in prehistoric times to study parts of the 18-year lunar cycle?

 

 

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