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New “Neolithic” burial chamber nears completion in England


A developer in England is building a Neolithic long barrow, a large burial chamber, in which he plans to sell space for new burial urns.

“It’s turning out so much better than I could possibly imagine,” he said.

“A lot of that is down to the stonemason, coming up with the idea of how to build it and insisting on doing it the proper way, using real traditional materials and methods. That’s paying off in spades, with the quality of it and the feel of the place.

“For some of it, the stone has almost told us how to do it. At the entrance, when they fitted together it just felt right and it looks right.”

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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