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Thornborough Henge South


<b>Thornborough Henge South</b>Posted by juameiImage © © Environment Agency copyright and/or database right 2015.
Nearest Town:Ripon (7km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   SE289788 / Sheet: 99
Latitude:54° 12' 13.9" N
Longitude:   1° 33' 24.84" W

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'Visited' 24.9.10
Despite my best efforts I couldn't find this Henge. I searched up and down but could see no sign of it. I know I was in the right place but unless I saw it without realising, I missed it. Perhaps it has been ploughed away to nothing or perhaps the wind blowing so strongly that it made my eyes water was the problem? There was minimal vegetation in the fields so I don't think that was the problem. Either way, I hope you have better luck than me! I did see a hare and lots of grouse.
Posted by CARL
6th October 2010ce

Gently ruined and flattened and not half as impressive as the central circle, time has softened this henge, though you can still gain height by perching on its flattened banks in order to see it's saucery interior. It's big, it's wide and open and you shouldn't miss it. Jane Posted by Jane
4th August 2003ce
Edited 4th August 2003ce

The slopes here have been flattened slightly. The result is a relaxed, curvy outlook, which feels almost submissive with the area wide open to the skies.

pebblesfromheaven Posted by pebblesfromheaven
27th June 2003ce

The most plough damaged of the three henges, but the bank is still in reasonable condition as is the northwest entrance. The henge now stands in its own fenced and wired enclosure and is an easy walk across grassland and past a ploughed barrow, from the road beside the central henge. Chris Collyer Posted by Chris Collyer
5th January 2003ce