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Druid, Cumberland

Historical Description

Druid's Circle, a well-preserved Druidical temple, 2 milrs E of Keswick, in Cumberland. It crowns a hill commanding a grand view, comprises thirty-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.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cumberland is available to browse.