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Rudston standing stone
Rudston, East Riding of Yorkshire
associated engineer
Anon
date  circa 2000 BC
era  Pre-Roman  |  category  Monument, historical  |  reference  TA096677
Reputed to be the tallest standing stone in Britain, the gritstone monolith can be found in Rudston's churchyard.
It measures 7.7m high, 1.8m wide and 0.8m deep, and it weighs approximately 26 tons. It is thought to have been brought from the coast at Carnelian Bay some 10 miles away, or from Cayton.
There is a second stone in the north-east corner of the churchyard, close to a cist tomb made of sandstone slabs.
reference sources   OSHPEW
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Rudston standing stone