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Monolith Approximately 7 Metres North of Church of All Saints, Rudston

Description: Monolith Approximately 7 Metres North of Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166828

OS Grid Reference: TA0980367743
OS Grid Coordinates: 509803, 467743
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0939, -0.3226

Location: Church Lane, Rudston, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 4UE

Locality: Rudston
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 4UE

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There is also a scheduled monument, Standing Stone Known As the Rudston Monolith, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(north side)

9/65 Monolith
7 metres north of
30.6.66 Church of All Saints
(Formerly listed as
standing stone in
- I the churchyard)

Monolith. Probably Bronze Age. Grey sandstone. Approximately
8.0 metres high, approximately 1.75 metres wide, approximately
1.0 metre thick. Rectangular on plan, widening towards the mid-point
before tapering to a point. Possible cup and ring marks accompanied by
scoring. The largest surviving monolith in the British Isles.
Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TA0980367743

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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