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Category:Withypool Stone Circle

English: Withypool Stone Circle is a stone circle located near to the village of Withypool in the south-western English county of Somerset. It is found within Exmoor. The Withypool 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.
Stone circle on Withypool Hill 670m ESE of Portford Bridge 
Withypool Stone Circle, May 2014.jpg
stone circle located on Exmoor
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Instance ofstone circle
Part ofstone circles in the British Isles and Brittany
LocationWithypool and Hawkridge, West Somerset, Somerset, Somerset, South West England, England, UK
Heritage designation
Authority control
National Heritage List for England number: 1021261

51° 05′ 46.68″ N, 3° 39′ 37.48″ W

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