11 juin 2007

Menhir of Vilhain (Allier)

  Menhir of Vilhain The Chevriau stone of Vilhain is a menhir. High 4,56 m, broad, it 1,48 m was lying before in edge of the road of Vilhain with Hérisson, close from a point of view. It was raised in 1985 and was placed on the place of the church of Vilhain. The abbot Charles-Antoine-Marie Bordelle, former priest of Vilhain in second half of the 19th century wrote in connection with this stone: “the top is not completely flat; there is like species of rises graduated, which had... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Hyds

This Celtic site, on the passage of a Roman way, would owe its name with the worship of Isis. It was called at the Average Age Ids, contraction of “Isidis”.Being located at the top of joining of the eye and the brook of Cluzeau, it was a site of monitoring of the old ways carrying out in Auvergne, but especially the important way of Montlucon with Colombier. Megaliths of the Stone-Ferns the unit, on D 156 between Hyds and Montvicq: on the right of the road (to 800 m in the North of Hyds), bordering an overgrown... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Givarlais (Allier)

Easy to find, the menhir is in the borough: it measures nearly 2 m height and is surmounted by a cross since the XVIIème century.(Many stones were christianized at the Average Age and at the time modern, to drive out the last traces of paganism).The parish was mentioned into 802 (restored with the abbey of Saint-Denis) and became then possession of the abbot of Saint-Cyran-in-Bresne until the Revolution.
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11 juin 2007

The menhir of Bègues

Of the Celt Nozzle or Beg meaning “advanced rock point”, Bègues overhangs the valley of Sioule and Of the Celt Bec or Beg meaning “advanced rock point”, Bègues overhangs the valley of Sioule and communicates with it by passages located between two escarpments. Many archaeological discoveries revealed the seniority of the site: a menhir, elements in a cave, the “cafrotte”, dug in the rock on the level of Sioule, also testify to a prehistoric occupation. Presence also of tumuli with bronze axes. Later, the Gallic ones... [Lire la suite]
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