Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Stone Beehive from Medwy/Holliston

Read Matt H writes:

I found this by the Medway/Holliston Town Line.
 
There is a entrance to the woods....  When I first walked up to the shrine I thought it was a cairn from behind, until I walked around it.  Since finding this unique structure I have speculated I have seen destroyed versions of this same style shrine in at least 2 other locations- note that the quarried stone would have appealed to a colonial/19th century farmer/home builder, most unfortunately.
While walking up to the site of the shrine, there is a hill with an impressive large cairn field and other boulders- this is on the other side of the street from the Charles River, and there were lightning strikes on the ground literally everywhere, indicating a place of natural high energy.  Feel free to post the pic w/ comments.  With reverence...

4 comments :

pwax said...

Not too different from the Upton beehive, or the Concord "Pig Pen". Also, the other week, from
http://rockpiles.blogspot.com/2014/05/stone-roofed-enclosure-west-side-of.html

Joanne Hulbert said...

Matt,
Can you give a little more information about where that is? I am interested in the Holliston related areas. I'd like to see if this is near the ancient Pout Lane that was the main trail from South Natick to Mendon, and did meander near the Holliston-Medway line, but is not near the Charles River. I also am curious whether it is connected to the Hopping Brook area that has cairns and other intriguing things within it. I haven't come across this one!
Joanne Hulbert
Holliston.

Tim MacSweeney said...

Hmmm: http://rockpiles.blogspot.com/2011/12/near-crestone-colorado.html

http://rockpiles.blogspot.com/2011/12/more-re-stone-huts-in-colorodo.html

Tim MacSweeney said...

Maybe: http://wakinguponturtleisland.blogspot.com/2014/06/testudinate-beehive.html