Lacra, South West

Location

England Cumbria Rest of England SD 15088 81211
Lat 54.219563   Long -3.3037452

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.

Characteristics

Type: Double Length: 80m
No. of stones: 12 Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 58° Altitude: 132m
Upper end: Stone circle Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: Yes
Context:  Stone circles and stone alignment
Notes: Called Lacra SE by Burl.

Other Information

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

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     PastScape     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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