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Mayburgh Henge

A large Neolithic henge with high banks constructed of pebbles from the nearby River Eamont - an unusual form of construction. A single standing stone is near the centre of the henge. There were once more stones. The size and construction of the henge suggests that Mayburgh was a significant place - and it is fairly impressive. It's an easy walk from Eamont Bridge.

Location/Address: Eamont Bridge
Nr Penrith
County: Cumbria
Post Code: CA10 2BY
Main Historic Period: Prehistory
Link to featured article: The importance of Eamont Bridge
Tip/Nearby: King Arthur's Table. Close to the Lowther Estate, Brougham Castle and Clifton.
Primary Management: English Heritage
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