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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Deux pierres de la Cahorie
Country: France Département: Pays de la Loire:Mayenne (53) Type: Standing Stones
Nearest Town: Chateau-Gontier  Nearest Village: Bouchamps-lès-Craon
Latitude: 47.792400N  Longitude: 1.0039W
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
2 Ambience:
2Not Good
0No data.
no data Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
3 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data

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Probably remains of Dolmen: 3 quartz stones (1,50m high) side to side, may be remain of cela.

30m south of the farm a quartz standing stone was at the top of the plateau. Has been pushed below and now lying near the river.
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Re: Deux pierres de la Cahorie by Dipo on Sunday, 21 December 2008
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Co-ordinates: 47.79239 -1.00390

Probably remains of Dolmen: 3 quartz stones (1,50m high) side to side, may be remain of cela.

30m south of the farm a quartz standing stone was at the top of the plateau. Had been push below and now lying near the river.
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