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KING ARTHUR’S ROUND TABLE

KING ARTHUR’S ROUND TABLE
KING ARTHUR’S ROUND TABLE

A Neolithic earthwork henge dating from c2500BC, once believed to be King Arthur's jousting area. This is a site for the enthusiast, because there is little to see; however, Mayburgh Henge nearby is more impressive. King Arthur's Round Table is located at the southern end of the historic village of Eamont Bridge (the War Memorial is a landmark) and consists of a low circular earth platform surrounded by a wide ditch and earthen bank, a layout characteristic of prehistoric henges. Part of the henge was destroyed when the road was built. Two standing stones once stood at one of the entrances.

Eamont Bridge
Nr Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2BX
Prehistory
Mayburgh Henge is within walking distance. Castles at Penrith and Brougham nearby. The Countess Pillar is close to the latter. A little further on is Acorn Bank garden.
English Heritage