button to main menu  Otley's Guide 1823 (5th edn 1834)

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  Castlerigg Stone Circle
A Druidical Circle, 100 feet by 108 in diameter, in a field adjoining the old Penrith road, at the top of the hill, a mile and a half from Keswick.

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It is formed by rough cobble stones of various sizes, similar to what are scattered over the surface, and imbedded in the diluvium of the adjacent grounds. The largest stands upwards of seven feet in height, and may weigh about eight tons.
  Long Meg and her Daughters
A monument of the same kind, but of far larger dimensions, called Long Meg and her Daughters,
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