Rudston Monolith, East Yorkshire

Rudston Monolith, East Yorkshire

Rudston Monolith All Saints churchyard in Rudston, East Yorkshire is home to Britain’s tallest, prehistoric standing stone. It’s a bit of a mystery why the stone is relatively unknown. The times I’ve visited, I’ve been the only person in the churchyard. The stone stands about 8 metres high, is nearly 2 metres wide and is estimated to weigh about 40 tonnes. There was an excavation carried out at the site in the late 18th century…

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