T[homas] F[rancis] G[eorge] Dexter, The Sacred Stone

New Knowledge Press, Perranporth, Cornwall, n.d. [1932]

A discussion of sacred stones, with special reference to Cornwall.

Dexter (1860–1933) wrote books on educational psychology. After his retirement he published several booklets though the New Knowledge Press, including The Pagan Origin of Fairs and Civilisation in Britain 2000 B.C.

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Prelims (including Epitome)
Main text: The Sacred Stone
Books for Reading and References
Title page
Fig. 1 A menhir or long stone
Fig. 2 The Men Scryfa, the finest Memorial Stone of ancinet date in Cornwall
Fig. 3 The King’s Stone, Rollright Stones
Fig. 4 The Coronation Stone, Kingston-on-Thames
Fig. 5 London Stone: before the erection of the grille
Fig. 6 London Stone: present day
Fig. 7 The Three Brothers of Grugith, Cornwall
Fig. 8 Stonehenge: cir. 1900 A.D.
Fig. 9 Stanton Drew
Fig. 10 The Hurlers, Cornwall (drawn by John Norden shortly before 1584)
Fig. 11 St. Conan’s healing stone
Fig. 12 Stone found at Breage, Cornwall: perhaps a healing stone
Fig. 13 Stonehenge restored
Fig. 14 Men-an-Tol, near Penzance
Fig. 15 Cloch-Nave-Deglane, Ireland
Fig. 16 Sacred stones, India
Fig. 17 Tolven (holed stone), Constantine, Cornwall
Fig. 18 Holed stone, Cornwall
Fig. 19 The Merry Maidens and the Pipers, Cornwall
Fig. 20 Stone at Plouarzel, Brittany
Fig. 21 Men-an-Tol, Constantine, Cornwall: now destroyed
Fig. 22 The “Omega Stone”, Constantine, Cornwall: probably a stone idol
Fig. 23 The Cheeswring, Cornwall
Fig. 24 Encircled rock at Trescaw, Scilly: probably a pagan sacred stone
Fig. 25 Karn Menelez ring and rock, Wendron, Cornwall
Fig. 26 The Egyptian “Tet”
Fig. 27 St. Piran on his millstone