Standing stone

Discover the allure of standing stones and explore creative ideas to incorporate them into your home or garden. Enhance your space with the mystique and beauty of these ancient structures.
Garden Design, Outdoor, Yard Art, Architecture, Stone Sculptures, Shaded Garden, Land Art, Outdoor Sculpture, Standing Stone

Sculpture gardens are sublime, serene places — like cemeteries without the sorrow. They are hidden oases of calm, places to marvel over beautiful manmade forms in rugged natural surrounds. Cornwall has the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden at St Ives, where tactile geometric shapes rise o

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Caryn
Stonehenge, Aberdeen, Ancient Art, King, Ancient Aliens, Norse, Ancient Origins, Ancient, Celtic

The Picts were the true ancestors of the Scottish nation, known to have lived in Scotland in the first millennium AD. It is also known that their territory was taken over by the Scots in the 9th century, but very little else is definite. What has mainly survived is the great heritage of their carved symbol stones, where the interest of the Pictish Arts Society lies. Founded in 1988, the society aims to raise public awareness of Pictish stones, their history and culture and to encourage…

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Mostafa Reda
Standing Stones of Lundin in 1986 | The Standing Stones of L… | Flickr Dark Fantasy, Ancient Aliens, Statue, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artefacts, Stonehenge, Glasgow, Archaeology, Neolithic

The Standing Stones of Lundin are three impressive monoliths up to 5 metres tall at Lundin Ladies Golf Course in Fife, Scotland. A fourth stone recorded in the 18th century lies broken nearby. The New Statistical Account of 1845 conjectured that they could be Roman, memorials to Vikings slain by Macbeth and Banquo, or perhaps of 'Druidical' origin. The purpose of such monuments remains uncertain, perhaps with religious or ceremonial significance, or acting as territorial or route markers…

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Laurie Suda
The Stone of Destiny at the Hill of Tara, outside Dublin. Legend is that more than 100 ancient kings touched this stone as part of their coronation. Stonehenge, Land Art, Architecture, Megalithic Monuments, Ancient, Sacred Places, Celtic, Standing Stone, Megalith

The Lia Fail or Stone of Destiny at The Hill of Tara, Co. Meath, ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland until the 6th century AD. This standing stone is on the Inauguration Mound, and in legend it was the Coronation Stone for Irish High Kings into the 6th Century AD. The Hill of Tara is located near Dunshaughlin and Navan, and the River Boyne. Also in legend, the stone was supposed to have been brought to Ireland by the Tuatha Dé Danann - a magical race who once ruled Ireland. The Lia…

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Christie Broughton

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