Keys to the Past

Standing stone south-west of White House (Denwick)

On the lower northern slopes of Bunkerhill is a Bronze Age standing stone. It stands 0.7m high and is roughly square in section. The top of the stone has many deep grooves and one face has traces of modern graffiti. The stone is mentioned in a document of AD1238 where it is described as 'the great standing stone on the height.' This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N4414
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Denwick

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