Project ID215
DescriptionSaltash U3A's Geology group worked with local organisations on the Mapping the Sun project to locate and research a fourth stone circle near the existing three, known as The Hurlers. The circles are thought to be neolithic.
TopicArchaeology
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3ASaltash U3A
Organization/partnerDartmoor National Park
Camborne School of Mines
Year started2015
Source of reference
Sources 58, Jun 16
Output
The project will be made available through school visits, public talks, guided walks, leaflets and a dedicated website
DocumentNone
NotesFunding from Heritage Lottery Fund. An excavation by the Cornwall Archaeological Unit will take place in September 2016.        Other U3A study groups have been involved, including photography, IT and art. More information at www.readingthehurlers.com