Skip to comments.Restored – but medieval maze is still a puzzle after centuries[UK]
Posted on 06/20/2007 4:47:34 AM PDT by BGHater
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That is amazing!
LOL, I was thinking the exact same thing. I saw saw the picture and thought, gosh that thing is sort of little after all that build up.
Ping. For your list?
Is it ADA compliant?
It does look cool.
A bulldozer would have best ended all the time wasted on this non-important remnant from the past.
I get so tired of people expecting everything from the past to be preserved forever; regardless of how meaningless.
Historical preservation is just such a nuisance, isn’t it? Raze all that old stuff and put up a parking lot for a nice modular building.
Year Zero! It's not just for the Khmer Rouge!
With this photo, it doesn’t even look like you can get “trapped” in the maze unless you traverse it on your belly.
Julian’s Bower? Sounds like a Bergholt Stuttley Johnson to me.
I had often wondered where our city's traffic engineers got the inspiration. The labyrinths provided, however, don't seem to offer any opportunities for meditation or personal reflection, other than for new heights of swearing.
Help! I can’t get out!
Well, at the risk of getting th ings thrown at me, you have to admit that WBL has a point: You (a society) has to draw the line somewhere. Everything from "the past" isn't worth keeping. There comes a time and circumstance when "that old stuff" should be razed and a parking lots or a nice modular building put up in its stead. Things like...
Nobody said anything about a parking lot did they?
My point is that everywhere you turn there is this push to preserve everything no matter how meaningless in history it was.
I would bet the response of those that built these structures would be one of amusement that future society would think so highly of some of the junk produced in their age.
“Put up a parking lot” comes from a song by Carly Simon.
On what basis do you determine what to label “junk”? Your lack of interest? That’s fine for you, but everyone doesn’t share your standard, apparently.
It’s hard to understand why the preservation of a centuries-old maze would set off your comments. Apparently, quite a percentage of the population finds value in the preservation of such—not to mention the tourist dollars associated with such historical attractions. For some locales, no tourism, no income.
its a prayer labyrinth - seen em before
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