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|Description ||General view of Doll Tor (Derbyshire)Maintained by English Heritage and the Peak National Park Authority, Doll Tor is a delightful little stone circle consisting of six standing stones, no more than a metre in height, with an adjoining cairn. The circle is approximately 6m by 4.5m in diameter with five stones of similar size and height, and one smaller wider one. It is surrounded on three sides by trees, but there are wonderful views to the west across the valley and hills beyond.Shortly before the spring equinox in 1993 there was an incorrect reconstruction by persons unknown. During this tampering, the circle was wrongly changed to consist of fourteen standing stones with much of the eastern cairn removed to form a stone bank over three sides of the cairnís central setting. Having been recently restored by English Heritage and the Peak National Park Authority, the site is seen today as it would have been originally in the Bronze Age.|
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