Megaliths in Nord pas du Calais

Megaliths in Nord pas du Calais

A weekend exploring less known megaliths in Nord Pas du Calais, near the Belgian border.  Staid in Douai, near the theatre.

1/ Les Sept Bonnettes

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2/ La Pierre du Diable (Lécluse)

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Originally 6m tall, but now only 3.2m thanks to it being used for target practice during WW1

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3/ Le Gros Caillou

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4/ Féchain Polissoir

Found when digging a nearby canal, this rock is one of many that were believed t0 have been used for the ceremonial sharpening of stones, hence the lines.




5/ La Pierre Chavatte

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6/ La Pierre qui Pousse

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7/ La Borne Grand Pére

It is quite normal for standing stones to be incorporated into later buildings.


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Local info map, many of these sites have signs and some have further information.