Re-erection of the Dry Tree Menhir, Goonhilly Downs, 1928
|Place||Goonhilly Cornwall United Kingdom|
|Copyright||© Estate of Guy Maynard|
The first stage in the re-erection of the fallen menhir (standing stone) at Dry Tree on Goonhilly Downs in 1928. A pit was dug under the heel of the stone and a screw jack used at the other end. As the lift began, timbers were packed in underneath until the stone reached an angle where the differential pulleys could take effect.