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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Pas de Gargantua (Le Bignon) Alternative Name: Bignon allée couverte
Country: France Département: Bretagne:Morbihan (56) Type: Passage Grave
Nearest Town: Ploërmel  Nearest Village: Chapelle-Caro
Latitude: 47.877000N  Longitude: 2.393W
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
Destroyed 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.
no data 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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Allée Couverte in Morbihan

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Re: Pas de Gargantua (Le Bignon) by lafemmedepierre on Wednesday, 29 March 2017
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I want to notify you that this note seems to need to be changed :

The Pas de Gargantua names in fact another megalith in the same surrounders, for which you have what seems to me some good description and photographs by Ogham, beneath the number 31743.

So it seems the right name for this "allée couverte" would be "Allée couverte de Lignon", as mentionned both in T4T35's and wikipedia's lists... if it really exists, of what I have no idea...

Could you have a look ?

Thank you !

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    Re: Pas de Gargantua (Le Bignon) by Andy B on Friday, 31 March 2017
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    Hello, thanks for the feedback T4T35 (and ourselves) have this one down as a destroyed site - I don't know if there's any connection or confusion with the other site mentioned, which is here

    Can you link me to the reference for Allée couverte de Lignon - thanks
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