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Brougham Hall stone circle, Penrith
civil parish:-   Penrith (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   stone circle (gone) 
1Km square:-   NY5128
10Km square:-   NY52

evidence:-   old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions) 
placename:-  Ormsted Hill
source data:-   Book, Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
image CAM2P162, button  goto source
Page 162:-  "... Almost opposite to Mayborough, on the Cumberland side of the Emot, is a vast cairn of round stones, called Ormsted hill, surrounded by large grit stones of different sizes, some a yard square, forming a circle 60 feet diameter."

Across the River Eamont from Mayburgh; circle of grit stones 60 feet diameter around a large cairn of stones.

Waterhouse, John: 1985: Stone Circles of Cumbria: Phillimore and Co (Chichester, Sussex):: ISBN 0 85033 566 3
Pennant, Thomas: 1774 (3rd edn): Tour in Scotland
Burl, H A W: 1976: Stone Circles of the British Isles: Yale University Press (United States)

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