Keys to the Past

Standing Stone (Matfen)

Matfen standing stone. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Matfen standing stone. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

This monument is a standing stone of Bronze Age date standing on a high plateau. It is over 2m high. A number of cup marks have been carved onto it. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N10306
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1967; D Smith



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Matfen


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