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placename:- Burnmoor Stone Circles
other name:- Low Longrigg SW Stone Circle
other name:- Low Longrigg NE Stone Circle
other name:- White Moss SW Stone Circle
other name:- White Moss NE Stone Circle
other name:- Brat's Hill Stone Circle
locality:- Burnmoor
locality:- Eskdale Moor
parish Eskdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
stone circle
coordinates:- NY171027
coordinates:- NY171028
coordinates:- NY173240
coordinates:- NY173024
coordinates:- NY176023
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1702

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 79 10)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Druidical Temples
antiquity
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
thumbnail GAR2NY10, button to large image
Druid Stones
no symbol

placename:- Druid Stones
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

hearsay Burnmoor A - ruinous ring of perhaps 15 stones, once, 21.7x20.4m.
Burnmoor B - 9 stones, circle 15.2m diameter.
Burnmoor C - 14 stones left, many fallen, circle about 16.6m diameter.
Burnmoor D - 11 stones in a circle about 16.2m diameter.
Burnmoor E - 40+ stones in circle about 30.4m diameter. Local Eskdale granite. Thom type A flatenned circle.
Waterhouse, John: 1985: Stone Circles of Cumbria: Phillimore and Co (Chichester, Sussex):: ISBN 0 85033 566 3
Thom, A: 1967: Megalithic Sites in Britain: Oxford University Press (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Burl, H A W: 1976: Stone Circles of the British Isles: Yale University Press (United States)

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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