Keys to the Past

Holwick, Lunehead (Holwick)

Holwick, Lunehead © DCC 2007
Holwick, Lunehead © DCC 2007

At least eight large stones and a number of smaller stones form a circle to the south of the road. Such stone circles were probably ritual or religious sites, and were built in late Neolithic or early Bronze Age (2500BC to 2000BC). This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law.

Reference number:D3264
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1020154

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Source of Reference
Local History of Holwick


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