Trethevy Quoit Neolithic Portal Tomb - Pictures Images & Photos { 10 images } Created 31 Jan 2018

Pictures images photos of the giant’s house or Trethevy Quoit is a fine example of a Neolithic portal tomb built between 3700-3500 BC. 6 upright stones are topped by a huge flat stone weighing about 10 tons. This created a chamber that would have originally been covered by an earth mound and accessed through the opening at the end of the quoit. Unlike other portal tombs in Cornwall that have fixed entrance stones the entrance stone to Trethevy Quoit is removable. Trethevy Quoit also has 2 anti-chambers which is also rare amongst Cornish quoits. Trethevy Quoit is considered to be the best conserved neolithic portal tomb in the British Isles.

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Pictures & Images of Trethevy Quoit, Cornwall England. The well preserved megalithic burial tomb known as Trethevy Quoit is situated near St Cleer in Cornwall.

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