Lacra, North East


England Cumbria Rest of England SD 15163 81269
Lat 54.220094   Long -3.3026187

Plan of the Lacra stone rows (Source: survey by Mr K. Barlow). Original available here (pg. 6)

Stone rows shown red, the stone circle shown black and other stones grey.


Type: Double Length: 46m
No. of stones: 10 Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 65° Altitude: 140m
Upper end: – Lower end: – Stone circle
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: Yes
Context:  Stone circles and stone alignment

Other Information

Public Access:  No
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Dixon, J.A. and Fell, C.

Other References

Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 214.

Dixon, J.A. and Fell, C., 1948, ‘Some Bronze Age burial circles at Lacra, near Kirksanton’, Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Series: 2, Volume 48, 1 – 22.

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