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Rudston Monolith, East Riding of Yorkshire

Neolithic Structures in the British Isles

Rudston Monolith, East Riding of Yorkshire

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At a height of 25 feet, Rudston is the tallest standing stone in the UK. Its builders are believed to have transported the 40-ton stone to its current location around 1600 B.C. A church later built near the monolith is the likely source of its name, which means "cross-stone" in Old English.

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