Category: Neolithic

Little Meg Stone Circle

An image of a carved rock, part of the Little Meg stone circle in Cumbria. Part of a site report on brigantesnation.com

Little Meg Stone Circle, also known as Maughanby Circle, is a small and ancient monument located near the village of Little Salkeld in Cumbria, England. It consists of eleven large kerb stones that probably surrounded a Bronze Age kerb cairn, a type of burial mound

Long Meg and her Daughters standing stone and stone circle

An aerial photo of Long Meg and her Daughters standing stone and stone circle in Cumbria. Part of a site report on britgantesnation.com

Long Meg and her Daughters is a remarkable Neolithic monument located near Penrith in Cumbria, England.

Castlerigg stone circle

An aerial view of Castlerigg Neolithic stone circle, in Cumbria. Part of a site visit report on brigantesnation.com

Castlerigg stone circle is one of the oldest and most scenic megalithic monuments in Britain, dating back to the late Neolithic period, around 3000 BC

Mayburgh Henge

An aerial photo of Mayburgh Henge in Penrith, Cumbria. Part of a site report on brigantesnation.com

Mayburgh Henge is a remarkable prehistoric monument located near Eamont Bridge in Cumbria, England. It consists of a massive circular bank of river cobbles, enclosing a flat area with a single standing stone near the centre.

Newton Kyme Henge

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Newton Kyme hosts the site for what was once a 200m henge of the Thornborough variety.

Sinderby Henge

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Although all the existing literature assures us that the Great Henge Alignments of North Yorkshire are now covered by – The Langthorpe Earthwork, Cana Barn Henge, Nunwick Henge and Hutton Moor, finishing with the astounding triple Henge alignment at Thornborough, this may not necessarily be the case.

Castle Dykes Henge, Thoralby – North Yorkshire

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Castle dykes it is a small class one henge, only 90m across, perched on the high ground up in the North Yorkshire dales.

Maidens Grave – Burton Fleming, North Yorkshire

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A henge located north of Rudston,The henge was discovered as a cropmark on an aerial photograph in the early 1960s, although subsequent field investigation showed it to survive as an earthwork, albeit badly plough-damaged.

Nunwick Henge

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A henge at Nunwick visible both as a low bank and shallow internal ditch and as a cropmark. A berm was originally present between ditch and bank.

Rudston Standing Stone

An image illustrating an article about Rudston Standing Stone on thealicesyndrome.com

Rudston is England’s tallest Standing Stone and it’s presence gave the name to the village that it’s located in. It’s presumed to be of Neolithic origin. It’s just over 25ft high.

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