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Megalithic Mysteries - The Channel Islands

Stones of Guernsey

Guernsey, like its neighbour Jersey and the smaller islands nearby is an independent place just off the coast of Brittany, France. It is, however, part of the British Isles, making for a unique mix of French and British culture.

gstat.jpg (2279 bytes)Statue Menhirs

A type of prehistoric carved stone not seen elsewhere in Britain. Other examples are seen in continental Europe.

gstones.jpg (2072 bytes)Standing Stones...

...and a Stone Circle! Being a densely populated island, most standing stones on Guernsey are no longer there,  here are a few that are.

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gtombs.jpg (2180 bytes)Tombs of Guernsey

Most of the tombs are bottle shaped, with no side chambers

Two books are inexpensive and essential purchases if you plan to explore these sites. Both are available in bookshops in St Peter Port, the island's capital.

Jersey

I don't currently have any pages on Jersey. Here is a good site to look at: Dolmens in Jersey

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