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.
|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|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn
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