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Hi David and all,

Have been away for a couple of weeks.

Aubrey Burl quoted Alexander Thom on the diameter of the Great circle at Stanton Drew p.78 ' Thom, unsure of the size of the damaged ring, offered a tentative 372ft 3ins (113.5m)

I came up with my diameter by multiplying the diameter of the Rollright stone circle by 3.6 and I used 3.6 as there are 36 stones which make the circumference to Stanton Drew. 103.4 x 3.6 = 372.24 imperial feet compare with Thom 372.25.

I have been using Saxon feet 13.2 inches and so my sum went 94 x 3.6 = 338.4 Saxon/Indus feet for diameter however I believed I had come a cropper when I worked the circumference for Stanton Drew 338.4 x pi = 1063.114954 Saxon ft 1169.426 imperial feet. I have a book written by Herbert Arthur Klein The Science of Measurement, and it provided the answer.

Just as the Rollrights circumference 94 x pi 295.3097 Saxon feet almost exactly same number in a synodic month 29.5306 then at Stanton Drew.

Klein p.129 on the Muslim calendar (the Jewish and Muslim calendar systems are two widely used.) "The 30-year cycle includes 30 x 354, or 10,620, days plus 11 leap days, a total of 10,631 days, or an average of 354.366 7 solar days per Muslim year.

The circumference of Stanton Drew 1063.114 (10631 the same number in a 30 year cycle of the Muslim calendar)r. Having the second largest ring after avebury and the beautiful Rollrights complement each other convinced me this indeed was the intention to record the movements of the moon in stone and measurement.

Briefly the ssw ring 145ft imperial diameter = 131.1818 Saxon feet 132 saxon feet = 145.2 imperial.
And so the Saxon measure is seen clearly 132 x 3.14181818= 414.72 (anyone recognise that number) 12 stones in ring 414.72 / 12 = 34.56.

According to Burl Thom also noticed with his astronomical calculation re the north east circle p79 "looking towards the rings 7ft (2.1m) high stones standing on ground 46ft above the north east circle, observers would have seen the southern moon setting between the pillars blackly silhouetted against the skyline.

Jim

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 27-Mar-19 22:26 by molder.

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The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 3990 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 638 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 642 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 666 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 481 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 383 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 416 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 379 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 371 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 380 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 434 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 389 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 394 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 403 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 386 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 397 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 454 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 423 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 402 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 395 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 426 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 398 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 397 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 401 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 384 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 444 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 489 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 399 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 448 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 534 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 370 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 389 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 406 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 336 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 362 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 350 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 354 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 363 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 345 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 330 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 449 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 350 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 335 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 348 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 146 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 164 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 117 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 210 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 459 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 347 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 452 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 362 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 478 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 343 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 382 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 390 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 398 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 334 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 371 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 376 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 342 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 483 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 355 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 387 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 360 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 364 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 345 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 380 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 351 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 360 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 150 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 406 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 114 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 585 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 538 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 476 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 356 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 376 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 512 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 392 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 362 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 392 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 433 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 388 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 335 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 357 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 511 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 373 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 405 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 342 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 341 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 344 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 340 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 362 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 407 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 360 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 348 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 337 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 353 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 333 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 404 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 379 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 326 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 354 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 327 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 340 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 420 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 398 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 377 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 425 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 356 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 365 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 409 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 367 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 436 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 381 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 398 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 408 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 396 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 432 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 338 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 301 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 342 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 339 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 385 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 370 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 367 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 380 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 514 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 415 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 365 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 329 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 341 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 360 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 360 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 369 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 422 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 359 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 392 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 396 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 373 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 357 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 413 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 338 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 326 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 336 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 377 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 413 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 391 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 377 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 419 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 389 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 437 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 426 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 433 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 400 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 352 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 309 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 353 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 304 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 275 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 313 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 304 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 312 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 248 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 270 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 245 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 255 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 245 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 299 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 304 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 277 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 265 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 282 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 311 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48

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