Crucuno Dolmen

Plouharnel, France

Crucuno dolmen is one of the most well known dolmens in the Brittany. The rectangular chamber is about 4 metres by 3.5 metres, covered by a single massive capstone which measures over 7 metres in length, perched on top of 9 support stones, with easily enough room to stand upright inside. The enormous capstone is 7.6 metres in length and weighs about 40 tons. Unfortunately, a century or so ago, a house was built right next to it, and this has destroyed all but the last pair of entrance passageway uprights and their capstone. This passageway was recorded in the last century as being 20-25 metres in length, leading away towards the southeast.

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Crucuno, Plouharnel, France
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Founded: 4000 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in France
Historical period: Prehistoric Age (France)

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birdy man (3 years ago)
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oliver opie (4 years ago)
Very nice place to visit,very calming, beaches in the areas are outstanding.
Marco Brioni (4 years ago)
One of the best of the entire region
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