Standing Stone (Belsay)
The much weathered standing-stone can be seen on Bygate Hill. It stands over 1m high and is about 60cm square at ground level. It is made from a single large block of stone. Although quite common in other parts of the country, such standing stones which date to the Bronze Age are rare in Northumberland. This is a Scheduled Monument protected y law.
|Historical period:||Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Belsay
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