The Cockpit stone circle and seven adjacent clearance cairns, Moor Divock

  • Description

    ".....The monument includes The Cockpit stone circle and seven clearance cairns lying adjacent and north of it. It is located on Moor Divock on a slight rise in the landscape, overlooking the Ullswater valley and close to a natural ford crossing point of Elder Beck. It includes a circular kerbed stone bank 2.8m - 11.2m wide and up to 0.5m high which encloses an area approximately 27m in diameter. There are 27 standing and recumbent stones set largely into the internal face of this bank, thereby creating the stone circle. The tallest standing stone measures about 0.95m high and some of the recumbent stones are up to 1.9m in length. Within the eastern side of the stone circle, abutting the internal edge of the stone bank, is a 5m square foundation of stones......"
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 2 months ago
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