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Swinside ( Sunkenkirk ot Swineshead) Neolithic Stone Circle. 3,300 to 900 BC, Swinside Fell, Lake District, England.

The stone circle at Swinside is located in the south-west corner of the Lake District in the ancient district of Millom, 5 miles north of the town of Millom (map reference SD171881). Constructed from local slate, the ring has a diameter of about 93 ft 8ins (26.8m), and currently contains 55 stones, although when originally constructed there probably would have been around 60. The original purposes of these circles is still debated, although most archaeologists concur that they were built for ritual or ceremonial reasons.

Swinsale Stone Vircle is one of around 1,300 stone circles in the British Isles and Brittany, it was constructed as a part of a megalithic tradition that lasted from 3,300 to 900 BC.
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Swinside ( Sunkenkirk ot Swineshead) Neolithic Stone Circle. 3,300 to 900 BC,  Swinside Fell, Lake District, England. <br />
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The stone circle at Swinside is located in the south-west corner of the Lake District in the ancient district of Millom, 5 miles north of the town of Millom (map reference SD171881). Constructed from local slate, the ring has a diameter of about 93 ft 8ins (26.8m), and currently contains 55 stones, although when originally constructed there probably would have been around 60. The original purposes of these circles is still debated, although most archaeologists concur that they were built for ritual or ceremonial reasons.<br />
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Swinsale Stone Vircle is one of around 1,300 stone circles in the British Isles and Brittany, it was constructed as a part of a megalithic tradition that lasted from 3,300 to 900 BC.