A large and impressive henge monument with the addition of a later stone circle, Arbor Low has been called the 'Stonehenge of the north'. The site is composed of a henge with the addition of a later stone circle, and a Bronze Age round barrow was later added onto the rear of the site. The outer bank of the henge describes a rough circle, about 259 x 246 feet in diameter. Within the outer bank is a ditch about 30 feet wide and 6 feet deep.
Upper Oldhams Farm, Monyash Bakewell,
Hob Hurst's House is a prehistoric burial chamber, unusual in that it is rectangular in shape, roughly 8 x 7.5 m and 1 m high. There is a stone cist within the mound, and remains of cremated human bones were discovered when the cist was investigated in the 19th century. Beeley Moor,
One of numerous ancient sites on Stanton Moor, Nine Ladies is a small stone circle of - yes - 9 stones. The circle is just over 10 metres diameter, and the stones are set against a low bank. At the centre of the circle is a low mound. Some 45 metres to the south west is a solitary outlier called the King Stone. Stanton in Peak,
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He first appeared in the History of John Bull, in 1712
This Day in British History
20 November, 869
Death of St Edmund
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.