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DEVIL’S ARROWS

DEVIL’S ARROWS
DEVIL’S ARROWS

Three huge, mysterious, stones, of no obvious purpose, thought to have been erected c2,000BC. It is thought they came from Plumpton Rocks, about 9 miles to the south and that there were originally at least 5 stones in total. The Devil is said to have thrown the 'arrows' - which have other names, including 'the Three Sisters'. One can be found behind fencing on the south side of Roecliffe Lane, the other two in a field opposite, close to Boroughbridge Marina.

Location/Address: Roecliffe Lane
Boroughbridge
Nr junction with the A168
County: North Yorkshire
Post Code: YO51
Main Historic Period: Prehistory
Link to featured article: Hunting the Devil's Arrows
Useful Website Address: Boroughbridge website
Tip/Nearby: Aldborough Roman town
Primary Management: Unknown
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