SD2973 : The Druidís Stone Circle, Birkrigg Common

taken 1 year ago, near to Bardsea, Cumbria, Great Britain

The Druidís Stone Circle, Birkrigg Common
The Druidís Stone Circle, Birkrigg Common
Known also as Birkrigg stone circle, it dates from about 1700 and 1400 BC. It is one of only about 30 concentric stone circles in the United Kingdom. Only the inner circle can be seen, the outer circle is obscured by bracken. This inner circle consists of 10 Carboniferous limestone stones with heights from 0.3 to 0.95 metres. The concealed outer circle is believed to contain about 20 stones.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 11 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Stone Circle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 292 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.3879N 3:5.1116W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 291 739
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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