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|Description ||Froggatt Edge stone circle (aka Stoke Flat), Derbyshire GR: SK249768
Froggatt Edge stone circle is set on a flat shelf, overlooking the picturesque Derwent Valley.
Often referred to as Stoke Flat, the site is complex, though now sadly quite ruined. It consists of an embanked stone circle with two entrances exactly opposite, to the north-north-west and south-south-east. Traces of dry-stone walling in the northern entrance suggest that it may have been deliberately blocked at some time in prehistory.
The bank is approximately 2m wide, 11.5m internally and 15.5m externally in diameter. Both entrances are lined with a set of parallel stones, with four remaining in the southern entrance and three in the northern one. Elsewhere four smaller stones are set at the inner edge of the bank. It is clear that there are quite a few missing and may have been as many as sixteen originally.
The majority of the stones are of typical Derbyshire height, about 0.5m tall, while the largest stone, flanking one of the entrances, is over 1m in height.
|It looks very much like Barbrook One? Some connection. Also curious with the dry stone walling-similar to Barbrook 2 and Doll Tor|
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