SD6379 : Casterton Stone Circle

taken 11 years ago, near to Casterton, Cumbria, Great Britain

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Casterton Stone Circle
Casterton Stone Circle
'19 stones all under two feet high forming a circle some 62 feet in diameter, set in an irregular earthwork mound. It dates from the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age (2000-600 BC). Although not the most imposing physical site, it has proved one of the most fruitful for artefacts, with over 1,800 finds recorded, including drinking vessels, flint arrowheads and a bronze spearhead.': Dr Gareth Evans LinkExternal link
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SD6379, 21 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Grassland  Religious sites  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Lune Valley 
Period (from Tags)
Neolithic  Bronze Age 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6393 7999 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.8618N 2:33.2761W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6398 7996
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Stone Circle  Archeological Site 

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