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High Head stone circle

Mists shroud the ancient stones linking a distant, mysterious past with modern-day Cumbria. Yet, the 13 stones that make up the High Head stone circle at Ivegill have only recently been installed by Penrith sculptor Brian Cowper.
The circle has been aligned with the winter and summer solstice and reflects the surrounding landscape.

"There are a lot of myths surrounding standing stones. The Victorians spread rumours that druids were involved in their building, but we know the stones have been in place for thousands of years" - Brian Cowper.

High Head stone circle is part of the High Head Sculpture Valley, set up by farmer and sculptor Jonathan Stamper and his wife Bernadette, at their working dairy farm in Ivegill.

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