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The Aberlemno Serpent Stone. The Aberlemno Sculptured Stones are a series of five Class I and II Early Medieval standing stones found in and around the village of Aberlemno, Angus, Scotland.

The Aberlemno Serpent Stone. The Aberlemno Sculptured Stones are a series of five Class I and II Early Medieval standing stones found in and around the village of Aberlemno, Angus, Scotland.

Standing Stone in salt marsh, Co. Mayo, Ireland

East of Murrisk near Westport, County Mayo, with Croagh Patrick Mountain in background, late afternoon of Sept.

Beltany stone circle, Co. Donegal, Ireland - posted by ChooseIreland

The Beltany Stone Circle, or Beltany Tops was built around 2000 BC. This is another example of tight clustering of stones, reminding us of so-called fairy rings.

Rollright Stones | Oxon Oxfordshire. Learn more about this ancient site here: http://www.rollrightstones.co.uk/

Rollright Stones: They are ‘The King’s Men’, tricked and turned to stone by a witch

Ogham (pronounced ‘oh-am’) is a primitive alphabet, sometimes called the Celtic Tree Alphabet, which takes the form of linear strokes cut into stone or etched onto wood. It is found extensively in Ireland but also in Scotland, Wales, England and the Isle of Man.  The characters of the Ogham alphabet each comprise between one and five perpendicular or angled strokes arranged around a central line.

Ogham, the Celtic Tree Alphabet, takes the form of linear strokes cut into stone or etched onto wood.

Standing Stones of Stenness---these standing stones are literally in a farmer's pasture!  Nothing around them but sheep and green grass!

Standing Stones of Stenness---these standing stones are literally in a farmer's pasture! Nothing around them but sheep and green grass!

Megalithic era standing stones are all over the British Isles, these are tucked-away in a sheep paddy, Wales

Post and Lintel construction Megalithic era standing stones are all over the British Isles, these are tucked-away in a sheep paddy, Wales

At Poulawack Cairn, a cairn dating from 3400 BC. The Burren, Ireland.

Megalithic sites of Ireland. At Poulawack Cairn, a cairn dating from 3400 BC. The Burren, Ireland.

Ardgroom Outward stone circle, Co. Cork (photograph by Tina Negus)

Prehistoric Monuments and Megaliths of Ireland, a Field Guide and Gazetteer

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