Keys to the Past

Duddo Four Stones (Duddo)

Duddo Four Stones. 
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Duddo Four Stones. Photo by Harry Rowland.

Although known as Duddo Four Stones there are at least five stones making up this prehistoric stone circle. In the 19th century six stones were recorded here and in 1890 it was partly excavated. Excavations revealed a central burial pit with charcoal and bone in it. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N2344
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, Duddo Stone Circle 2007; B EDWARDS, R MIKET & R BISHOP

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Duddo


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