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Crop Rings In Derry Field

In Derry this week a discovery was made in the greater Shantallow area of two large circular markings in a field above the west bank of the river Foyle. Crop marks or ‘rings’ that appear in a field are usually associated with programmes such as the ‘X-files’ or extra terrestrial investigation that typically occurs in heartland America. However, this find seems to be of archaeological importance rather than any super natural related discovery.

During a recent field survey local archaeologists Ian Leitch and and Thomas Gallagher identified a site near Ballynagalliagh with unique markings. The largest of the ‘crop marks’ measures 70 metres in diameter and the site lies in a natural hollow, which holds water in wet weather.

Read the original article at: ic Derry

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