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High Head Stone Circle, Skelton
High Head Stone Circle
locality:-   High Head Sculpture Valley
locality:-   High Head Castle Farm
civil parish:-   Skelton (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   stone circle (modern) 
coordinates:-   NY40784314
1Km square:-   NY4043
10Km square:-   NY44

BUB89.jpg (taken 25.2.2011)  
BUB91.jpg (taken 25.2.2011)  
The circle is aligned N-S for local noon allowing for summer time and longitude, but no mention of the equation of time. Other alignments celebrate - winter solstice, Christmas; Imbolc, the feast of St Bridget; spring equinox; Beltane, Easter; summer solstice, Pentecost; Lughnasadh, Lammas, harvest festival; autumn equinox; and Samhain, Hallowe'en, All Saints Day.
It was made by Brian Cowper, 2006.

BUB92.jpg (taken 25.2.2011)  
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BUB90.jpg  Outline view.
(taken 25.2.2011)  
The view this day was spoiled by mistiness and low clouds.

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