Keys to the Past

Stone Circle (Bardon Mill)

This is a circle of stones on a south facing rocky slope overlooking the southern shore of Greenlee Lough. There are at least fourteen stones in the circle, four of which are large sandstone boulders. In the south-western part of the site there is a smaller circular mound of stones and earth. Stone circles were built in the Bronze Age, and were probably used for religious ceremonies. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6594
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bardon Mill


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