Title Excavating Arthur's Stone: Archaeologists carry out first dig at a 5,000-year-old tomb in Herefordshire where the legendary King Arthur is said to have defeated a GIANT Media name/outlet Mail Online Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 4/07/22 Description Archaeologists have started to excavate King Arthur's stone, a tomb in Herefordshire where the legendary King Arthur is said to have defeated a giant.
The tomb, which dates somewhere between 3,700 BC and 2,700 BC, is situated on a hilltop outside the village of Dorstone in Herefordshire's Golden Valley.
URL https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10979955/Archaeologists-carry-dig-King-Arthurs-tomb.html Persons Julian Thomas Title University of Manchester archeologists hope to reveal secrets of ancient Britain and King Arthur Media name/outlet ITV News Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 1/07/22 Description Archaeologists from the North West have started digging up a 5,000-year-old tomb linked to the legendary King Arthur.
The University of Manchester hopes their efforts will answer some of the mysteries surrounding the historic site, known as Arthur's Stone.
URL https://www.itv.com/news/granada/2022-07-01/the-team-hoping-to-reveal-secrets-of-ancient-britain-and-king-arthur Persons Julian Thomas Title Digging work begins at 5,000-year-old tomb linked to King Arthur Media name/outlet The Sun Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 1/07/22 Description The prehistoric monument — Arthur’s Stone in Herefordshire — has never been excavated before.
English Heritage say other sites in the same region have contained several skeletal remains.
The tomb is formed of nine stones, topped by one weighing 25 tons.
Legend has it that Arthur slew a giant who left impressions of his elbows on one of the slabs as he fell.
URL https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/19066111/king-arthur-tomb-dig/ Persons Julian Thomas