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Natural wonders and national monuments: a meditation upon the fate of The Tolmen

  • Christopher Evans (a1)
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A key place in the 19th-century view of the British prehistoric landscape was taken by an ancient wonder which was was not a human or artificial device at all. An account of this anomaly is called for.

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