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|A large stone circle in the Grampian region of Scotland. The recumbent stone circle has a large stone slab aligned to the SSW, in line with the major southern moonset, flanked by two tall stones (known as flankers) with the rest of the stones in the circle being graded in size around to the smallest opposite the recumbent. There is a ring cairn within the circle.|
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|Strichen Stone Circle is a small Megalithic period stone circle located in the north east of Scotland, near to Strichen, Aberdeenshire.|
The circle has been destroyed at least twice: once by a tenant farmer who was ordered to put it back in place by his landlord.
It has been restored as recently as the 1980s.
Various-sized pieces of quartz can be foun...
|Boscawen-Un is a Bronze age stone circle close to St Buryan in Cornwall, UK. It consists of 19 upright stones in an ellipse with diameters 24.9m and 21.9m, with another, leaning, stone just south of the centre. There is a west-facing gap in the circle, which may have formed an entrance.|
The leaning stone aligns exactly with the centre stone at the MÍn-an-Tol and the church at nea...
|The Stanton Drew stone circles are just outside the village of Stanton Drew, Somerset. The largest is the Great Circle, a henge monument consisting of the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury). The stone circle is 113 m in diameter and probably consisted of 30 stones, of which 27 survive today. The North East Circle is 30 m in diameter and probably consisted of 10 or more stone...||11/04/2009||338|
|Boskednan stone circle is a partially restored prehistoric stone circle, around 4 miles (6 kilometres) northeast of the town of Penzance in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The megalithic monument is traditionally known as the Nine Maidens or Nine Stones of Boskednan, although the original structure may have contained as many as 22 upright stones around its 69 metre perimeter.|
|Neolithic stone circle in Cornwall.
|The Birkrigg stone circle, also known as the Druid's Temple is a Bronze Age stone circle in the English county of Cumbria dating to between 1700 and 1400 BC.|
It consists of two rings of stones, the outer measuring 26m and consisting of 15 stones and the inner being 9m wide and consisting of 10 stones. None of the stones is more than 0.6m tall.
Five cremations were ...
|Tregeseal East is a heavily restored prehistoric stone circle around one mile northeast of the town of St Just in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The nineteen granite stones are also known as The Dancing Stones. It is the one surviving circle of three that once stood aligned along an east-west axis on the hillside to the south of Carn Kenidjack.|
|Castlerigg Stone Circle is one of the most|
visually impressive prehistoric monuments in Britain
|This recumbent stone circle erected in the 3rd-2nd millennium BC, lies on a hill northwest of Aberdeen. |
The ten uprights are of red granite, while the massive 24-ton recumbent is of dark grey granite. Once every 18 years a full moon will seem to roll over the top of the stone and southern horizon.
The circle stones' heights vary from the 1m of the one opposite the recumbent to 2...
|Nine Ladies is a Bronze Age stone circle located on Stanton Moor, Derbyshire, England. Part of the Peak District National Park, the site is owned by English Heritage and is often visited by tourists and hill walkers. Druids and pagans occasionally celebrate summer solstice there.|
|Fernacre stone circle is sited on a gentle east facing moorland slope surrounded by three hills which mark the cardinal points of the compass, giving the impression that this location was very carefully chosen. Brown Willy stands due east, Rough Tor is due north, and Garrow Tor lies south. Louden Hill is also just visible to the west-north-west while to the west, though not intervisible, lies t...||12/12/2009||188|