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Glastonbury Abbey. - The legend of King Arthur. Glastonbury Abbey is said to be the fabled island of Avalon,and King Arthur's last resting place. A 12th century story tells of the discovery of Arthur's and Queen Guinevere's grave in the Abbey grounds,but there is no archaeological proof. Glastonbury Abbey, Great Britain

from The Independent

The mystery of an ancient site in Britain just took another fascinating twist

Archaeologists have discovered the impressive remains of a probable Dark Age royal palace at #Tintagel in #Cornwall. It is likely that the one-metre thick walls being unearthed are those of the main residence of the 6th century rulers of an ancient south-west Briton kingdom, known as Dumnonia. Image:emilywhitfield-jpg