Keys to the Past

Lune Head Farm stone circle, Holwick (Holwick)

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

This stone circle consists of at least eight large stones and a number of smaller stones, which 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. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law (1) (2).

Reference number:D3264
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1020154

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Holwick

Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.