Rather than asking listmembers to do your research and fieldwork for
you why don't you pop across to good ol' Blighty and see the sites for
It might help you put everything into perspective, seeing it on the
ground, understanding the geography in a way that is impossible by
just using Google Earth.
Wander around the Rockenge complex, take the Great Western Railway to
Cardiff, the National Museum of Wales has great display on Cambrian
glaciation, and then off to Pembrokeshire to see the sites for
On 10/16/15, John Wood <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 10/15/15, Constantinos Ragazas
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> David Petts,
>> The question before us is "was this ruin a mill?" And no amount of me
>> reading up on Wales mills and cottages can answer this. Only onsite
>> investigations and excavations can do that. I have already agreed on
>> Several times.
>> We should and need to ask questions whether or not the answer is known or
>> not. More so if the answer can be so consequential as to render a "ruling
>> hypothesis" false.
> Indeed we can ask questions, but the answers won't be consequential if
> they aren't supported by facts.
> Even if the ruin was a mill, it might have no relevance to the quarry
> site. The location of the mill would only indicate the level of water
> in the medieval and not the neolithic. There is a vast amount of time
> difference here.
> You seem to have stuck into your head any means in which you might be
> able to disprove the quarry theory over your glacial transportation
> theory. We have already disproven your glacial theory of 'wind blown
> rocks over an imaginary frozen lake', and so now you want to disprove
> the neolithic quarry theory using whatever means possible.
> This is called 'clutching at straws' though in this case you have no
> straws to clutch.