Druids Circle  Cumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Druids Circle like this:

DRUID'S CIRCLE, a well-preserved Druidical temple, 2 miles E of Keswick, in Cumberland. It crowns a hill commanding a grand view; comprises forty-eight rough granite stones, set in a circle nearly 100 feet in diameter, and ten other stones, set in an oblong on the circle's east side; and was a favourite resort of the poet Southey.

Additional information about this locality is available for Castlerigg

Druids Circle through time

Druids Circle is now part of Allerdale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Allerdale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Druids Circle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Druids Circle, in Allerdale and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 29th May 2020

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