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Category:Porlock Stone Circle

Porlock Stone Circle is a stone circle located near to the village of Porlock in the south-western English county of Somerset. It is found within Exmoor. The Porlock ring is part of a tradition of stone circle construction that spread throughout much of Britain, Ireland, and Brittany during the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, over a period between 3,300 and 900 BCE. The purpose of such monuments is unknown, although archaeologists speculate that they were likely religious sites, with the stones perhaps having supernatural associations for those who built the circles. It has been scheduled as an ancient monument.

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Porlock Stone Circle 
stone circle in Somerset, United Kingdom
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Instance ofstone circle,
archaeological site
Location Somerset, South West England, England, UK
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51° 11′ 22.2″ N, 3° 39′ 14.4″ W
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Porlock Stone Circle (en); cromlech de Porlock (fr) stone circle in Somerset, United Kingdom (en); cromlech du Somerset, Royaume-Uni (fr); archäologische Stätte im Vereinigten Königreich (de)

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