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Wilson Scar

Stone Circle


I suspect that the Wilson Scar circle has now been destroyed. I recently found this brief reference to it.

"Wilson Scar (NY549182) excavated c.1943, in advance of quarrying".

There is a reference to the following reports:
Dr J.E. Spence, 'A Stone Circle in Shap Rural Parish', CW2 XXXV 69
G. De G. Seiveking, 'Excavation of a Stone Circle at Wilson Scar, Shap North 1952' CW2 lxxxiv, 31.

The Mighty Burl categorises the circle as a '4' meaning 'destroyed or unrecognisable' and also mentions the prodigious chronicler of circles, Barnatt (1989).
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
10th December 2004ce
Edited 10th December 2004ce

Comments (1)

Would this be the circle referred to as "Carl Lofts" in folklore? Posted by Branwen
11th May 2010ce
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