Rudston Monolith

Rudston Monolith

Above image thanks to Mum’s taxi, Wikimedia Commons Rudston Monolith All Saints churchyard in Rudston, East Yorkshire is home to Britain’s tallest, prehistoric standing stone. The stone stands about 8 metres high, is nearly 2 metres wide and is estimated to weigh about 40 tonnes. This giant block of grey sandstone/gritstone was thought to have been quarried in either the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age at Cayton Bay (the nearest source of this type…

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