Keys to the Past

Stone Circle (Simonburn)

This is a small stone circle of Bronze Age date standing below the top of a south-facing slope. It is 9m wide and there are eleven stones. It is one of a small number of surviving Bronze Age stone circles in Northumberland. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7835
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
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

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn

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