Rollright Stones

The Rollright Stones consist of a complex of three Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments located in two different fields on the borders of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire. The monuments are known as the King's Men, the Whispering Knights and the King Stone. The three monuments were built at different periods in late prehistory from local oolitic limestone and had distinct purposes.

The Whispering Knights was the first of the monuments to be constructed in the area. The monument consist of the remains of a Neolithic portal dolmen used as a place of burial. Evidence suggests that the Whispering Knights is one of the earliest funerary monuments in Britain. It was constructed around 3,500 BC.

The King's Men Stone Circle is a circle of about seventy stones constructed around 2,500 BC. It was used as a gathering place for Neolithic people.

The King Stone is a monolith that was probably erected around 1,500 BC. It's believed that it was used to mark the location of a nearby Bronze Age burial ground.

The Rollright Stones are located near the town of Chipping Norton in England.

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