Castlerigg Stone Circle

 Tonight, I am posting a video clip of Castlerigg which may be one of the earliest circles in Europe.

The structure is spectacularly situated  among the mountains of the English Lake District, standing on a level stretch of ground on Chestnut Hill near Keswick.

There are 38 surviving stones out of the original 42. The stones stand on a flattened ring 107 ft NNW-SSE by 96ft 9ins.

The circle may have been connected with a significant Neolithic stone axe industry in the nearby Langdales.



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