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placename:- Rawthey Bridge Stone Circle
locality:- Rawthey
parish Sedbergh parish, once in Yorkshire
parish Ravenstonedale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
stone circle
coordinates:- SD7197
10Km square:- SD79

1Km square SD7197

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 162:-
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... In the high street leading from Kirkby Stephen to Sedbergh near Rawthey bridge is a circle of large stones supposed a druidical monument. ...
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

hearsay Waterhouse, John: 1985: Stone Circles of Cumbria: Phillimore and Co (Chichester, Sussex):: ISBN 0 85033 566 3
Nicolson, J & Burn, R: 1777: History and Antiquities of the Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland
Burl, H A W: 1976: Stone Circles of the British Isles: Yale University Press (United States)

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